Journal of Antivirals & Antiretrovirals

Journal of Antivirals & Antiretrovirals
Open Access

ISSN: 1948-5964

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Titus S Ibekwe

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Nigeria

  • Research Article   
    The Role of Antiviral Drugs in the Case-Management of Respiratory Syncytial Virus, Influenza and COVID-19
    Author(s): Titus S Ibekwe*, Vivian Kwaghe, Habib Zayad Garba and Perpetua U Ibekwe

    Background: The Respiratory Syncytial, Influenza and the SARS-CoV-2 viruses have a lot in common and are intertwined as leading causes of respiratory infections (flu) and flu-like infections in humans. The morbidity, mortality and disease burden posed by these diseases across the globe is humongous. The epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentations and sequalae of these respiratory illnesses are also very similar and could be safely described as a spectrum of a disease process ‘syncytial respiratory disease’. There is justification in simultaneously studying, investigating and researching on these diseases given their close similarities and thin differences. Methods: This is a review of the literature on Case-Management for RSV, Influenza, COVID-19 and the role of Antiviral drugs. A comprehensive search of MEDLINE (from J.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/1948-5964.13.s16.002

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