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DRACO: DEATH TO ALL VIRUSES
rx medicineMIT is developing that has such huge implications on the heath of humanity that pharmaceutical companies and the rest of the health care industry are eager to patent it so it doesn't see the light of day.Researchers at MIT have started testing an antiviral drug that broadly targets all viruses that create double stranded RNA.  It will kill all viruses and make viral diseases a thing of the past.The drug is not a vaccine and doesn't protect against future infections.  But, it is very useful curing someone already infected and could be administered much like penicillin, which was a major medical breakthrough in itself.Think of all the viral diseases that would no longer be lethal... Hepatitis C, HIV, Ebola, Smallpox... and the non-lethal like Herpes.DRACO is a cool acronym in a project called PANACEA, another cool acronym!read the article.read the white paper.more from MIT.
POSTED • 2012-03-31 06:01:50 • CATEGORY • HEALTHNEATNEWS • TAGS • MITVIRUSWHY SAVE PEOPLE WHEN YOU CAN MAKE BIG BUCKS
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