Antiviral Treatment of Flu: Is a Vicious Circle?
Department of Infectious Diseases Adana, Cukurova University Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
- Corresponding Author:
- Kurtaran Behice
Department of Infectious Diseases Adana
Cukurova University Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: February 01, 2016; Accepted date: February 17, 2016; Published date: February 24, 2016
Citation: Behice K (2016) Antiviral Treatment of Flu: Is a Vicious Circle? Health Care: Current Reviews 4:158. doi:10.4172/2375-4273.1000158
Copyright: © 2016 Behice K. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
When assessing the positive effects of antiviral therapy of flu on patients, the natural course of the disease, immunology, epidemiology, and global dimension should not be ignored. With elimination of the pathogen by antiviral drugs, it may eliminate the need to improve the immune response of the host and it may be eventuate to continuing epidemics of influenza.