- Federal health officials may not be saying it, but they are frightened to death of the following scenario: an outbreak of the deadly avian flu virus begins quietly in scattered areas of the country, and spreads before they can get a handle on it - with substantial harm done to public health and the economy.
It's not an irrational fear, and one that is exacerbated by......Full article >>>
nology, would like to quickly move the research into the preclinical phase. The road ahead includes deciphering the peptide's precise mechanism for frustrating the flu, and work to determine optimal dosage, efficacy, and safety before the drug can be tested in humans.
Brandt's projected timetable is even longer. "If we had the funding now to start pre-clinical trials, we would be 4 to 5 y......Full article >>>
At the moment, there are a few flu-fighting antiviral medications on the market, and they have worked either by preventing virus replication within the cell, or preventing the release of viruses from the cell. They are, however, beginning to lose their effectiveness, which has health professionals worried that the flu virus, including deadly strains like H5N1, will evolve to the point where ......Full article >>>
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