The Tamiflu Trials

This week sees the publication of the updated Cochrane systematic review on the neuraminidase inhibitors oseltamivir and zanamivir.1 Through their exhaustive scrutiny of the data contained in clinical study reports (the lengthy documents held by...

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Tamiflu Linked To Suicides

TAMIFLU, one of the two drugs being used to combat swine flu, has been linked to suicidal behaviour in young people and has been ineffective at treating the current strain of human flu in the United States. In Japan — the world’s biggest...

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After treating 41 victims of H5N1, the deadly form of the bird flu virus, a Vietnamese doctor has concluded Tamiflu, the drug most widely stockpiled around the world to combat a feared pandemic, is “useless.” Dr. Nguyen Tuong Van, who...

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