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Tamiflu IS effective against the flu, study finds

It caused a widespread debate back in 2009 when the government spent ┬ú500million 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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Huge panic as new bird flu strain is found in a Taiwanese woman

A bird flu strain that health experts thought could not be contracted by humans has been detected in a woman in Taiwan. This has now sparked panic that there could be an uncontrollable global pandemic ignited if dangerous flu symptoms … Continue reading

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Deadly H7N9 avian flu spreads between humans

A potentially deadly strain of avian (bird) influenza virus appears to have transmitted between humans for the very first time. Research published online by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) claims that the avian influenza A (H7N9) virus which has claimed … Continue reading

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