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Australian’s Biotron Focuses On Developing Drug For Spreading Dengue

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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Australian biotech Biotron and two universities are focusing on a drug to treat the dengue fever plaguing parts of the country. No drug or vaccine is available today to treat the disease and patients have to rely instead on treatments for the symptoms. The researchers are attempting to develop a drug that slows growth or at least inhibits the infection of the virus by binding with the proteins responsible. One of the scientists said the dengue virus is able to suppress some of the human's antiviral proteins, making it effective as a disease. (Click here for more

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