Global Antiviral Drugs Market, by Drug Class (DNA Polymerase Inhibitors, Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors, Protease Inhibitors, Neuraminidase Inhibitors and Others), by Type (Branded and Generics), by Application (HIV, Hepatitis, Herpes, Influenza, and Others), by Distribution Channel (Hospital Pharmacies, Retail Pharmacies, and Online Pharmacies ), and by Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa), is estimated to be valued at US$ 56,480.7 million in 2021 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 4.2% over the forecast period (2021-2028), as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.
The increasing prevalence of viral infection such as HIV, hepatitis, herpes, and influenza is expected to propel the growth of the global antiviral drugs market during the forecast period. According to World Health Organization (WHO), in 2019, around 71 million people were infected with chronic hepatitis C disease, globally
For instance, in 2018, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 3.9 million American people are living with hepatitis C. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a commonly found blood borne infection in the U.S, which cost billions of dollars per year. Similarly, in Canada, 246,000 number of Canadians were estimated to suffer from HCV disease in 2017, wherein around 44% were unaware about HCV infection.
In addition, according to the Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 13 million flu cases were reported in 2019. Furthermore, according to data published by WebMD in 2018, around 60.0% of the total U.S. population has been exposed to cytomegalovirus (CMV), with a prevalence of around 90.0% in high-risk groups.
This is expected to drive the demand for efficient treatment solutions such as antiviral drugs.
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Since the COVID-19 virus outbreak in December 2019, the disease has spread to over 100 countries across the globe and the World Health Organization has declared it as a public health emergency. According to the World Health Organization’s report, the manifestation of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has resulted in more than 217.5 million infected individuals worldwide as of September 1, 2021.
COVID-19 can affect the economy in three main ways; by directly affecting production and demand, by creating disruptions in distribution channels, and through its financial impact on firms and financial markets. Due to the lockdown, several countries such as China, India, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, and others are facing problems with regards to the transportation of drugs and devices from one place to another.
Furthermore, players operating in the global antiviral drugs market are facing major challenges on various fronts due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The major challenges include supply of raw materials for manufacturing drug formulations due to irregularities in transportation facility. Moreover, distributors of products are experiencing irregular demand for products from the retailers due to increasing patient population suffering from COVID-19 and other viral infection.
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