3,6-difluoropyrazine-2-carbonitrile is a useful fluorinated building block and production intermediate in the synthesis of 6-fluoro-3- hydroxypyrazine-2-carboxamide commercially named favipiravir, which is a unique viral RNA Polymerase inhibitor for the treatment of Influenza, acting on viral genetic copying to prevent its reproduction.
Synthesis and crystal structure of 6-fluoro-3-hydroxypyrazine-2-carboxamide. 
A practical and step-economic route to Favipiravir. 
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