By Dr. Timothy Luckett:
It was discovered that the drug Raltegravir (Isentress) is effective against all herpesviruses through a different mechanism than that of HIV.
As it turns out, all Herpesviruses (HHV-1, HHV-2, Eppstein-Barr virus, Cytomegalovirus, HHV-8) contain the UL89 protein, which is responsible for DNA maturation.
Without it, the virus cannot leave the cell to continue infection.
This discovery will lead to the discovery of a class of safer drugs to treat herpesviral infections. For CFS patients, it provides a one-two punch, knocking out XMRV and Herpesvirus co-infections.
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