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  • British medical journal questions efficacy of Tamiflu for swine flu — or any flu

     
    A major controversy about the efficacy of the antiviral agent Tamiflu in treating influenza has erupted in the online version of BMJ, formerly known as the British Medical Journal. A team from the prestigious Cochrane Review says that its analysis......
  • Brits say swine flu is mild, corroborating other reports

     
    British health officials have confirmed earlier reports that the pandemic H1N1 influenza is milder than experts had originally feared. In a report published online in the BMJ, formerly the British Medical Journal, England's chief medical officer and his...
  • Dosing confusion for liquid Tamiflu?

     
    Confusing directions on liquid suspensions of the antiviral drug Tamiflu may inadvertantly cause parents to give their children either too little of the drug, impeding the child's recovery, or a toxic overdose, physicians warned today in a letter...
  • Tamiflu for infants: CDC and FDA tell pharmacists to get it right

     
    The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called today for pharmacists to be more careful in how they dispense a liquid suspension of the antiviral agent Tamiflu for infants who have contracted the pandemic......
  • Swine flu: weekly case figures to come soon, some pregnant women hospitalized, more Tamiflu available, and other news

     
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will release its weekly figures on the spread of pandemic H1N1 influenza Friday, and "I expect that we will be reporting substantial illness in most of the country--virtually all states," Dr. Anne Schuchat,.....
  • FDA says don't buy swine flu drugs online

     
    People who want to treat pandemic H1N1 influenza or who hope to prevent it should be extremely careful about buying products online because many of them are not legitimate, the Food and Drug Administration warned today. Products advertised as being......
  • A flu-stricken, pregnant obstetrician wishes she'd gotten the vaccine

     
    When Jennifer Lang felt the symptoms of flu coming on one afternoon, she had good reason for concern. Lang, 33, is not only pregnant, she also cares for pregnant women in her Century City medical practice. By that evening, Lang......
  • FDA approves emergency use of intravenous peramivir against swine flu

     
    Responding to a request from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved emergency use of the experimental intravenous antiviral drug peramivir to treat hospitalized patients with pandemic H1N1...
  • World Health Organization says one swine flu shot is enough for everyone but kids

     
    One dose of the vaccine against pandemic H1N1 influenza should be enough for everyone except children under the age of 10, and the vaccine is proving to be safe, the World Health Organization said this morning. Dr. Marie-Paule Kieny, the......
  • Peninsula residents, ignore flu shot at your own peril

    Peninsula residents, ignore flu shot at your own peril
    Peninsula residents have no excuse not to get the flu shot if they haven't already done so. Early this week, Dr. Nzinga Teule-Hekima, currently health director for both the Peninsula and Hampton health departments, announced that the district's...
  • Egypt reports 16 swine flu deaths

    CAIRO – Sixteen people in Egypt have died from the H1N1 virus – commonly known as swine flu – since the start of the winter, the country's Ministry of Health said Monday. The ministry's spokesman, Ahmed Kamel, was quoted by the daily...