RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Tamiflu (drug) (INACTIVE)

A collection of news and information related to Tamiflu (drug) (INACTIVE) published by this site and its partners.

Top Tamiflu (drug) (INACTIVE) Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • 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......
  • Swine flu now in virtually every country, as WHO braces for winter season

     
    Pandemic H1N1 influenza is now in virtually every country in the world, and health officials are bracing for an upsurge in cases as winter sets in, World Health Organization officials said this morning. "At WHO, we remain concerned about the......
  • Tracking antiviral prescriptions for swine flu [Updated]

     
    While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tracks the progress of pandemic H1N1 influenza infections by monitoring deaths and hospitalizations, the Food and Drug Administration monitors its progress by tracking prescriptions for the antivrial...
  • Swine flu continues slow climb on college campuses

     
    Influenza-like illnesses on college campuses, generally assumed to be primarily pandemic H1N1 influenza, grew slightly during the week ending Nov. 6, with 8,951 new cases reported -- an increase of 1% from the previous week. There were 15 hospitalizations...
  • Prescriptions for Tamiflu and other swine flu antivirals up 6%

     
    U.S. prescriptions for Tamiflu, Relenza and two other antiviral drugs used in the fight against pandemic H1N1 influenza totaled 587,960 in the week ending Oct. 30, a 5.9% increase from the week before, according to Wolters Kluwer Pharma Solutions of......
  • Swine flu seems to be trailing off -- for now, at least

     
    The current wave of pandemic H1N1 influenza infections is trailing off a little, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said this morning, and other indicators seem to confirm that diagnosis. In particular, the numbers of prescriptions written for...
  • The WHO says swine flu pandemic is milder than expected, may be nearing peak

     
    The outbreak of pandemic H1N1 influenza appears to be waning in the United States and Canada and may be nearing a peak in the rest of the world, but it is impossible to predict what will happen with influenza viruses,......