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    Valcyte - is it available anywhere in UK?

    I have CMV (extremely high titers) and i've been trying my best to treat it with antiviral herbs and immune modulators for the past two years with no improvement. I know its time to try Valcyte, so I am looking for help in finding a Dr in the UK that uses it to treat CMV. Does anyone have any...
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    Viracta for EBV Associated ME

    Viracta is an interesting new drug that is being used to treat tumors containing EBV. It reverses checkpoint inhibition and allows the cells to apoptose by increasing the cell killing effect of valgancyclovir. Since a large number of ME patients have EBV I believe it may help ME patients. I...