Read about a team of researchers, led by Dr. Benhur Lee, who have identified a broad spectrum antiviral that may be effective against multiple deadly viruses, including HIV-1, Ebola, and Nipah.
More than 95 percent of these infections and deaths occurred in developing countries that are already overburdened by societal challenges, such as nutrition, poverty, and health care.
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Last Updated March 11, 2011
Last Reviewed March 11, 2011