Category Archives: Influenza

Asthmatics Warned They Play “Russian Roulette” by Not Getting Flu Jab

5.4 million UK asthmatic are at risk this winter and may be playing “Russian Roulette” with their health, warn charity Asthma UK. They fear that failing to get free flu jab could leave those with asthma at risk of suffering … Continue reading

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Swine flu is back in the UK

The potentially deadly swine flu is back in the UK, following reports that 2 people have been hospitalised after contracting the virus, confirmed yesterday by health officials. Both patients have been diagnosed has having the H1N1 strain of influenza, and … Continue reading

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Tamiflu IS effective against the flu, study finds

It caused a widespread debate back in 2009 when the government spent £500million stockpiling it, but new research has emerged that backs up the efficacy of flu treatment Tamiflu. Tamiflu (oseltamivir) hit headlines six years ago when it became one … Continue reading

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Mutating flu viruses linked to havoc at A&E departments

Flu rates have now reached their highest level than at any time in the previous three years, and doctors are blaming mutated forms of the flu virus that are not being protected against with the seasonal winter flu jab. Strains … Continue reading

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It was 20 Years Ago Today – Pharmacy goes Beatle mania!

It was 20 years ago today that Medical Specialists® came to be. Not quite the phrase from the Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album that was released in 1967, but one that shows that like the Beatles, Medical … Continue reading

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