Tag Archives: Antivirals

Interferon-γ Inhibits Ebola Virus Infection

For years I’ve been telling students to forget about type II (gamma) interferon in terms of protecting against viruses – antiviral therapy is mostly down to type I (alpha/beta) interferon. Well not in the case of Ebola virus seemingly. With … Continue reading

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Targeting the host rather than the virus

Chronic hepatitis C virus infection is a major cause of liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma and there is no vaccine to prevent HCV infection. Continue reading

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Cytomegalovirus

New state of the art therapies for cytomegalovirus. Continue reading

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HIV-Mediated Apoptosis: New Therapeutic Targets

This review discusses the apoptotic pathways that result in the demise of the immune system in HIV infection. Continue reading

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A new drug against MERS?

A novel approach to treating coronavirus infections. Continue reading

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Reasons to be cheeful: Influenza treatment

Maybe there is some reason to be more optimistic about treating influenza. Continue reading

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HIV cure research – advances and prospects

Recent strategies that have been developed in the search for an HIV cure and to improve life quality of people living with HIV. Continue reading

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Why mice don't get MERS

Where did MERS-CoV come from and what is it likely to do next? Continue reading

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HIV thirty years on

It has been thirty years since human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was first identified as the cause of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Continue reading

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