Tag: "antiflu" at medical news
Passive Immunization to prevent Bird flu infection
...there are several reports showing// resistance to antiflu
drugs shown by these viruses. Scientists are working out plans of Passive Immunization, in which the antibodies is collected from the blood of the infected bird flu patient, the antibody is produced in these patients as an immune response against the...
Old flu drugs not effective against seasonal influenza
...he drug. The researchers also said that the new antiflu
drugs which were said to be useful against influenza symptoms apart from bird flu infection was also not very useful in treating the influenza disease. The new drugs Tamiflu and Relenza would only be helpful in treating severe pandemic diseases of bi...
Copper has antiflu properties
...w finding may reduce the worldwide stock piling of antiflu
vaccines and drugs. The researchers found that copper considerably reduced the PFU in cultures considerably in 24 hours of incubating the flu virus and copper together at an optimum temperature. This antiviral property of copper would help in under...