New Drug Peramivir by BioCryst Pharma could fight flu in one Dose

September 8, 2014 12:38 PM

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New Drug Peramivir by BioCryst Pharma could fight flu in one Dose

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 36,000 people die and 200,000 are hospitalized because of flu influenza every year in the United States. But the researchers have now announced the latest drug to treat it.

According to latest studies by Doctor Rich Whitley of University of Alabama, Birmingham, a single dose of new antiviral drug Peramivir could be safe and effective in alleviating most flu symptoms, including fever, if taken within 48 hours of contracting the flu. Peramivir is a neuraminidase inhibito...

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