Archive for December, 2008

Anti-HIV Drug for West Nile Virus Encephalitis

December 11, 2008

Of late, several experiments were conducted to test which drug would work best in treating West Nile Virus Encephalitis, a condition characterized by the inflammation of the brain. The various tests made paved the way for the discovery that a drug originally intended to fight HIV may help this dangerous brain infection.The West Nile Virus is a serious condition carried by infected mosquitoes. It can also be carried by ticks. It is commonly transmitted through blood transfusions, organ transplant…

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