Tamiflu: What you MUST know as swine flu threatens to strike

The Government has announced that stocks of drugs – known as antivirals – to fight the imminent threat of a swine flu pandemic are being built up to cover more than 50million people – or 80 per cent of the country’s population. The UK is already widely recognised as one of the best prepared countries…

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Swine flu: Online pharmacies report huge surge in demand for Tamiflu

Pharmacists gave warning yesterday that their stocks may not last, with demand in some cases up 1,000 per cent. Dozens of websites abroad sell the drug, made by Roche, without question or on the basis of a simple online symptom questionnaire which a doctor examines. The Government has enough anti-viral drugs, including Tamiflu, to treat…

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