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Topic: Antiviral treatments

Antiviral treatments are pharmacological agents that are used to prevent or treat viral infections by inhibiting the replication or spread of the virus.

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The podcast episodes discuss the availability and expected effectiveness of antiviral treatments like Tamiflu and Paxlovid against specific viral strains, such as the H5N1 strain of bird flu and COVID-19.

In the episode 'What to know about the new bird flu outbreak', the potential use of antiviral treatments like Tamiflu for human cases of the H5N1 bird flu virus is explored.

The episode 'The Best Way to Use Home COVID Tests Right Now' mentions the importance of early detection of COVID-19 in high-risk individuals to qualify for antiviral treatments like Paxlovid.

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