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'Host-directed therapy' could treat infectious diseases – including COVID – and limit drug-resistance

By Christian Doerig, Professor, RMIT University
Genia Burchall, RMIT University
Jack Adderley, Postdoctoral research fellow, RMIT University
Tayla Williamson, RMIT University
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Classical antibiotics that directly kill pathogens are prone to elicit drug-resistance. Targeting host enzymes required for pathogen survival offers can limit the emergence of resistance.The Conversation


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