International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Biological Sciences | India | Volume 11 Issue 9, September 2022

Canine Distemper and Circumstantial Unconventional Use of Anti-Viral Drug, Favipiravir; An Attempt to Avert Euthanasia

Poornima Sharma | Prabhat Dandotiya

Abstract: Canine distemper affects several terrestrial and marine mammalian genera in different families but till date no specific anti-viral line of treatment has been acknowledged in routine protocol by veterinary fraternity. With consistent genetic evolution, changing scenario of infectious diseases and reports of vaccine failure, amendments are required in the system of dealing with such diseases which may possibly extend into human as host. This account mentions circumstantial administration of anti-viral drug, favipiravir to canine distemper afflicted pup in an attempt of rescue over euthanasia.

Keywords: Canine distemper, Evolution, Virulence, Euthanasia aversion, Anti-viral remedy, Survival

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 9, September 2022,

Pages: 938 - 944

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