Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Get HideMyAss! VPN, PC Mag's Top 10 VPNs of 2016 for 55% off for a Limited Time ×
Medicine

Submission + - New Drug Targets Flu's Achilles Heel (abc.net.au)

An anonymous reader writes: The ABC's Dani Cooper writes, 'Australian researchers have helped develop a new class of influenza drug that tricks the virus by using its own mechanism of infection. So far, the drug has been used to successfully treat mice infected with lethal strains of influenza — including resistant strains of the virus. The international team of researchers, which includes Australian scientists from CSIRO, believe the virus may not be able to develop resistance to this new type of drug because it stops a process that is common to all strains of flu. Their discovery is reported in today's Science journal.'
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

New Drug Targets Flu's Achilles Heel

Comments Filter:

IF I HAD A MINE SHAFT, I don't think I would just abandon it. There's got to be a better way. -- Jack Handley, The New Mexican, 1988.

Working...