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Experts predict Tamiflu could halve the pandemic influenza death toll versus no intervention
...nitial wave of a pandemic.” Prophylaxis with antivirals
or vaccines Vaccination is the primary means of...he pandemic, making prophylaxis and treatment with antivirals
a crucial part in the efforts to reduce the burden of pandemic influenza.4 “In an environment fu...
WHO data confirms low level of resistance to Tamiflu
...ic outbreak. WHO also reconfirmed that stockpiling antivirals
- in particular oseltamivir- in advance is present...rnments are aware of the importance of stockpiling antivirals
in the event of a pandemic situation. Roche has received and fulfilled pandemic orders for Tamiflu f...
Antivirals effectively curb influenza virus
...at there is a clear benefit to be gained by giving antivirals
to people who have been exposed to the virus to pr...er-based biostatistician. "While the efficacy of antivirals
to protect against influenza is critical, the effect of these drugs on infectiousness also has impor...
UW scientists unravel critical genetic puzzle for flu virus replication
...e production, Kawaoka says. "We need to have more antivirals
for influenza," according to Kawaoka, "and as these segments get incorporated into the particle as a set, it suggests these elements could be a target for disruption. There must be a genetic element in each of the eight segments that allows them to i...
New possibilities for flu antiviral and vaccine research emerge from 'Spanish flu' virus
...ible for its virulence, with the hope of designing antivirals
or other interventions that would work against vir... said. Although more research needs to be done on antivirals
and vaccines for a future flu pandemic, Tumpey noted some encouraging signs. The FDA-approved flu an...
Preventing a pandemic: Study suggests strategies for containing a flu outbreak
...the current World Health Organization stockpile of antivirals
for avian flu could probably be sufficient to help contain a pandemic in a population like the one in the model, if the stockpile were deployed within two to three weeks of detection. As part of their study, the researchers consulted with Thai minis...
Biota makes major antiviral discovery
...discovered a new class of orally-effective, potent antivirals
against RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) infectio...nimal models also demonstrate that Biota's new RSV antivirals
are effective when administered orally. This should allow the product to be developed in a convenien...