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September 08, 2005

Flu drug holds promise.(Briefly Noted)(Brief Article)

FLU DRUG HOLDS PROMISE. Experiments in mice show that the drug oseltamivir, currently used against annual influenza strains, can also suppress the deadly H5N1 avian flu virus that has spread from birds to humans (EPN, March 8, p. 33). Oseltamivir inhibits the protein necessary for the avian flu

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Posted by dymaxion at September 8, 2005 12:53 PM

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