Mayo Clinic Q&A: How do Antiviral Drugs Work?
- 1 video | 18m 41s
Antiviral drugs are medicines that fight against viruses in your body by impeding the infection process. Antivirals are commonly used to treat HIV/AIDS, influenza, herpes, and hepatitis B and C. The antiviral, Remdesivir, which was originally developed to fight Ebola, is now being used to treat COVID-19. (Published 10/07/2020)
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18m 41sOn the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious disease expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, explains how antivirals work to shorten the course of the disease. (Published 10/07/2020) FREE ACCESS
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