Pocket feature shared by deadly coronaviruses could lead to pan-coronavirus antiviral treatment — ScienceDaily

Scientists have discovered why some coronaviruses are more likely to cause severe disease, which has remained a mystery, until now. Researchers of the University of Bristol-led study, published in Science…

Pfizer’s new Paxlovid antiviral drug is a dangerous ivermectin knockoff that causes “severe adverse effects” – NaturalNews.com

(Natural News) Some of the most common pharmaceutical drugs for cardiovascular disease can have dangerous interactions with Pfizer’s new Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) drug Paxlovid. According to a new paper published…

The newly-found, widespread ability of some viruses to monitor their environment could have implications for antiviral drug development — ScienceDaily

New UMBC-led research in Frontiers in Microbiology suggests that viruses are using information from their environment to “decide” when to sit tight inside their hosts and when to multiply and…

Subtle structural changes in virus’s ‘main protease’ over a range of temperatures may point to new targets for antiviral drugs — ScienceDaily

Scientists studying a COVID-19 coronavirus enzyme at temperatures ranging from frosty to human-body warm discovered subtle structural shifts that offer clues about how the enzyme works. The findings, published in…

Biden’s COVID ‘rebound’ after treatment with Paxlovid serves as a reminder that the antiviral can have that rare outcome

 President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 for a second straight day on Sunday, in what appears to be a rare case of “rebound” following treatment with the antiviral Paxlovid. In a letter…

COVID Antiviral Drug, BA.4 and BA.5 Symptoms – NBC Chicago

Health experts are urging people to continue taking added precautions amid the spread of the super contagious omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5. Here’s what you need to know about the…

Africa strikes deal with Pfizer for Covid-19 antiviral — report – Endpoints News

As the FDA looks to make Pfiz­er’s Covid-19 an­tivi­ral more ac­ces­si­ble in the US, Africa’s CDC has re­port­ed­ly struck an agree­ment with the phar­ma gi­ant to in­crease sup­plies across the…

Oral antiviral drug effective against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) — ScienceDaily

An oral antiviral drug that targets a key part of the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) polymerase and inhibits the synthesis of viral genetic material has been identified, a finding that…

Covid-19 cases that return after antiviral treatment puzzle doctors

Blakeney, a 43-year-old researcher at the University of Washington’s School of Nursing, is a breast cancer survivor. The Seattle resident says she doesn’t meet any strict definition of being immunocompromised,…

How COVID treatments evolved over time from monoclonal antibodies to antiviral pills

It’s hard to imagine a time when treatments weren’t available for COVID-19. Yet this was the case when the World Health Organization declared the virus to be a global pandemic…