Use leftover Tamiflu to grit icy roads, MP suggestsBMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c501 (Published 26 January 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c501
- Zosia Kmietowicz
An MP has said that unused supplies of oseltamivir (Tamiflu) pills left over from the swine flu pandemic that never quite happened in the United Kingdom could be used to grit icy roads.
Paul Flynn, Labour MP for Newport West, filed an early day motion in the House of Commons on 20 January to highlight concerns about the intended mass use of oseltamivir in the UK.
In it Mr Flynn says he was “surprised” by a recent BMJ systematic review highlighting the fact …