Antiviral

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1. Antiviral is a drug used to prevent or cure a disease caused by a virus

Notes: An Antiviral interferes with the ability of viruses to multiply in number or spread from cell to cell.

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)


2. An antiviral medication destroys or inhibits the reproduction of viruses.

(2006, Vermont Department of Health. Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response Plan)


3. A substance or process that destroys or weakens a virus or interferes with its ability to replicate.

(2008, Geary W.Skick. Protecting your business in a pandemic : plans, tools, and advice for maintaining business continuity. ISBN: 978-0-313-34602-6)