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Viral infectious disease and natural products with antiviral activity.

  title={Viral infectious disease and natural products with antiviral activity.},
  author={Kaio Kitazato and Y Wang and Nobuyuki Kobayashi},
  journal={Drug discoveries \& therapeutics},
  volume={1 1},
Viral diseases, such as acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), respiratory diseases, and hepatitis, are the leading causes of death in humans worldwide, despite the tremendous progress in human medicine. The lack of effective therapies and/or vaccines for several viral infections, and the rapid emergence of new drug-resistant viruses have urged a growing need for developing new and effective chemotherapeutic agents to treat viral diseases. Recent advances in the understanding of both the… 

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