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Flu, light, and the truth

The CDC provides very helpful information about antiviral medications on-line. The simple truth is that the flu ranks among the great infectious disease killers in human history, and is an
January 2020

Magic Johnson lives for two decades with HIV

There were only two antiviral drugs approved for HIV back then.
January 2020

COPD exacerbations and respiratory syncitial virus--maybe a huge problem?

There is an antiviral medication, ribavirin, which is active against RSV and sometimes used, primarily for immune suppressed patients like those with bone marrow transplants.
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Virulent flu season on the upswing

A hard-hitting flu season is hitting that much harder now. Forty-one states reported widespread flu for the week of December 23-29, 2012; a...
January 2020

Managing diabetes meds more complicated in elderly patients

This issue covers topics including management of diabetes in the elderly, the public release of Medicare payments to physicians, and new approaches to antivirals as flu season begins.
October 2014

Enterovirus 68: Talking points

No, there are no currently available antiviral medications that treat EV68.
January 2020

Warnings on prostate drugs, HIV combination therapy

A new warning on the HIV antiviral drug saquinavir (Invirase), describing potential for changes in the electrical activity of the heart when patients take saquinavir with ritonavir (Norvir), another HIV antiviral
January 2011

End or beginning for mandatory influenza vaccination of health care workers?

2. Next, mandate additional components in our influenza prevention bundle, especially those highlighted in the Cochrane review which included “hand-washing, masks, early detection of influenza with nasal swabs, antivirals, quarantine,
January 2020

Weight-loss drug and at-home HIV test approved

The COBAS AmpliPrep/COBAS TaqMan CMV Test, the first DNA test to gauge the progress of antiviral treatment in organ transplant patients undergoing cytomegalovirus (CMV) antiviral therapy.
September 2012

There's got to be a better way

Given the severity of illness and the presence of multiple organ dysfunction, relying on an oral antiviral for influenza therapy seems unwise.
January 2020

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