Tag Archives: viral

People with HIV with suppressed viral load and higher CD4 counts unlikely to need a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Multiple chronic conditions, older age or the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine might increase the need for a third dose People with HIV with well-controlled viral load on antiretroviral treatment have similar levels of antibodies to HIV-negative people after two doses of a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine and in most cases will not need a third dose, Canadian researchers report.… Read More »

Every-other-month injectable cabotegravir and rilpivirine suppresses viral load for two years

Long-acting cabotegravir (Vocabria) and rilpivirine (Rekambys) injections maintain viral suppression for two years, according to follow-up study results presented this week at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). The European Medicines Agency (EMA) approved the injectable combination — the first complete HIV regimen that does not require daily pills — in December 2020.… Read More »

Biomedical sciences researchers find new way to prevent and cure rotavirus, other viral infections

A combination of two substances secreted by the immune system can cure and prevent rotavirus infection, as well as potentially treat other viral infections that target epithelial cells, which cover body surfaces such as skin, blood vessels, organs and the urinary tract, according to researchers in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University.… Read More »

Where you anti viral agents

Valganciclovir prodrug of ganciclovir with. The aim of antiviral therapy. Dwek, Sergei Spitsin, Cathleen A. Freeman and Company. Retrieved 30 October. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Another target is integrase, which integrate the synthesized DNA into the host cell genome. The final stage in the life cycle of a virus is the release of completed… Read More »