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UK stocks up on antiviral drug to tackle flu outbreak

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7490.495 (Published 03 March 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:495
  1. Rebecca Coombes
  1. London

    The UK government is to build up a stockpile of millions of doses of an antiviral drug as its first line of defence against a likely influenza pandemic.


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    Scientists from a joint WHO and Food and Agriculture Organization conference on avian flu tour a chicken farm in Vietnam

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    The order for 14.6 million courses of oseltamivir was announced this week along with …

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