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REBEL Cast Ep86: Baloxavir for Influenza Prophylaxis

Background: Baloxavir (trade name Xofluza) was approved for the treatment of acute, uncomplicated influenza in patients > 12 years of age in October 2018. However, high-quality data has been underwhelming at best for its efficacy in treatment. Back in November …

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Infectious Disease

Baloxavir (Xofluza), a New Influenza Anti-Viral Medication is FDA Approved, But Does it Work?

Background: On October 24th, 2018, Roche, the maker of oseltamivir, announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Xofluza (baloxavir marboxil) for the treatment of acute, uncomplicated influenza in people 12 years of age and older. Historically, there …

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Infectious Disease

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