New Pill can wipe out Flu Virus in 24 hours

Researchers created a new pill that can wipe out flu virus in just 24 hours.

Japanese company claims a new drug kills flu virus in just one day.

The drug wiped out the flu virus in 24 hours, in a trial with both American and Japanese patients.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this year’s flu is worst on record since the 2009 flu pandemic.

Stephen Ferrara, an associate professor at the Columbia University School of Nursing, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss:

The head of co-developer Roche’s pharma unit, Daniel O’Day, told Bloomberg:

“The advantage is that it’s one pill once, versus a course of therapy, so particularly for pandemic planning, this could be an advantage.

You don’t have the potential resistance that comes with not completing your course of therapy.”

via WSJ