Combating the Threat of Pandemic Influenza: Drug Discovery Approaches by Paul F. Torrence
English | Oct. 5, 2007 | ISBN: 0470118792 | 309 Pages | PDF | 5 MB
Drug discovery for influenza antivirals
Priorities for combating pandemic influenza include rapid detection and identification, the quick administration of available drugs to treat the infection, the development of new antivirals, and the development of vaccines. Since lead-time may be required to produce an effective vaccine, antivirals would serve as a key first line of defense in containing an outbreak.