Category Archives: Influenza

Coronavirus – Advice for Asthma Sufferers and Smokers

If you are reading this, you will of course already be well aware about coronavirus (COVID-19) and its devastating impact upon the world. With the UK and many other countries in varying degrees of lockdown, it is impossible to not … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Causes Surge in Online Orders for Medicines

As the ongoing global pandemic coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to cause disruption not just to the United Kingdom, but to many other countries around the world, Medical Specialists® Pharmacy would like to say we are thinking of you all and hope … Continue reading

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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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