antiviral drug

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11:03 Apr 20, 2020
English to Albanian translations [PRO]
COVID-19 - Medical - Medical (general)
Additional field(s): Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-), Medical (general), Journalism
English term or phrase: antiviral drug
Definition from Britannica:
(n.) Any agent that is used in the treatment of an infectious disease caused by a virus. Unlike most antibiotics, antiviral drugs do not destroy their target pathogen; instead they inhibit their development. They should be distinguished from viricides, which are not medication but deactivate or destroy virus particles, either inside or outside the body.

Example sentence(s):
  • One of the most promising antiviral drugs for Ebola got quick NIH approval for testing on COVID-19 patients. OnHealth
  • The antiviral drug, called Favipiravir or Avigan, has been used in Japan to treat influenza, and last month, the drug was approved as an experimental treatment for COVID-19 infections, Pharmaceutical Technology reported. Live Science
  • UVA joins trial to test COVID-19 patients with antiviral drug WSET
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5bar antiviral
Juliana Cullafiq


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bar antiviral

Definition from own experience or research:
Çdo agjent që përdoret për trajtimin e një sëmundjeje infektive të shkaktuar nga një virus.

Example sentence(s):
  • Por ndonëse ka qenë në dijeni të kësaj situate ministria e Shëndetësisë pranon se ka urdhëruar vetëm dy ditë më parë shpërndarjen në sasi të mjaftueshme të barit antiviral Tamiflu. - tvklan  
  • Fëmija u trajtua me barna antivirale për rreth 15 muaj. - VOA  
Juliana Cullafiq
Local time: 15:34
Native speaker of: Native in AlbanianAlbanian
PRO pts in category: 60
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