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Why is there no broad spectrum antiviral for viruses like there are broad spectrum antibiotics?

Currently, why there are few broad-spectrum anti-viral drugs

  • The traditional anti-viral drug development blue-print focused on a specific virus.
  • The goal was to try to prevent one of the following from happening, virus attachment, internalization, fusion, nuclear import-export, replication, protein synthesis, release from infected cells.
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Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic Fever - An Introduction

A graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX, and the founding director of Global NeuroCare, Dr. James C. Johnston strives to increase the effectiveness and accessibility of neurology care worldwide. 233 more words

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