Old Man Winter is knocking on the door, and the influenza virus is lurking behind. If you have already had a bout of the flu, it’s not likely to be one of your fond memories. That’s because flu symptoms tend to be more severe than those of the common cold. Yet, we often say that we have a cold when, in fact, we have the flu.
T-705 (favipiravir) is an antiviral molecule that is being developed for the treatment of inﬂuenza virus infections but that exerts also activity against a number of unrelated RNA viruses, including bunyaviruses, arenaviruses and flaviviruses. It is converted to its active form T-705 ribofuranosyl 5’-tri-phosphate by cellular enzymes, and this metabolite inhibits the inﬂuenza polymerase without affecting the synthesis of cellular RNA and DNA.
Diferencias entre un simple resfriado e influenza...La gripe o influenza es una enfermedad infecciosa de aves y mamíferos causada por un tipo de virus de ARN de la familia de los Orthomyxoviridae. Las palabras gripe y gripa proceden de la francesa grippe (procedente del suizo-alemán grupi) (acurrucarse), mientras que influenza procede del italiano.Los virus de la gripe resisten más en ambiente seco y frío. Puede ser fácilmente inactivado mediante detergentes o desinfectantes
Lemon is one of natures most versatile fruits, and because of its high vitamin C content, antibacterial and astringent properties, lemon is the de facto garnish in herbal teas. Lemon is used in herbal medicine to help build immunity against colds, influenza, and other viral infections. In her classic work, Grieve tells us lemon is a good astringent to...