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Will this be more effective than vacinces?

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Considering the mutating nature of the flu, and the hit and miss effectiveness of flu vaccines, this new drug would be a great addition to our flu fighting arsenal.
I'm thinking we should do our best in keeping up with vaccines for the flu, but have this as a fail safe for when the vaccine doesn't work.
I say that because this sounds like something you take after you know you have the flu. In other words, it's not preventative medicine.
If it works in humans, and I hope it does, it will save countless lives.

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67 day(s) ago
I'm sure clinical trials are next on the agenda.
It's hard to say how long that will take, though.
I doubt vaccine makers would oppose it being it's not something that you take to prevent the flu, like vaccines are, but you take it after you contract the flu.
Kind of like chemotherapy and other cancer fighting therapies,or fire extinguishers. They're not preventative treatments.
At least that's the way I took the the report.

philosopher
67 day(s) ago
We need this ASAP. Will vaccines companies oppose it? When will we know if, it works in humans?

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