New Drug Can Treat Almost Any Viral Infection by Killing the Body's Infected Cells

A new broad-spectrum treatment for viruses could be as effective as antibiotics fighting bacteria, MIT researchers report. The method uses cells' own defense systems to induce invaded cells to commit suicide, preventing the spread of the virus. In lab tests, the new drug completely cured mice that had been infected… »8/10/11 2:57pm8/10/11 2:57pm