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(CIDRAP News) BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. reported encouraging results this week in two phase 2 trials of its injectable antiviral drug, peramivir, a potential new treatment for influenza.
Peramivir is a neuraminidase inhibitor, like the licensed antivirals oseltamivir (Tamiflu), which is taken orally, and zanamivir (Relenza), inhaled as a powder.
WASHINGTON, DC (CIDRAP News) Health authorities must remain alert to new and renascent disease threats, experts warned this week at an international medical meeting.
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