Funding for this research was provided by:
Science and Technology Development Fund (5175)
National Research Centre, Egypt (TT110801 and 12010126)
Received: 14 July 2022
Accepted: 23 October 2022
First Online: 4 November 2022
: All animal experiments and procedures were conducted following the guidelines and regulations approved by the Medical Research Ethics Committee (MREC) of the National Research Centre (NRC), Egypt (permission code: 19–274). All experiments involving IAVs were performed using biosafety level 2 laboratories and isolators approved for such use by the local authorities (NRC, Giza, Egypt).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.