Scientists Say Trials Needed To Test Influenza Drugs’ Effectiveness During Potential Outbreaks
Reuters: Scientists call for urgent trials to judge flu drugs for pandemics
“Scientists still don’t know if two commonly used flu drugs — Roche’s Tamiflu and GlaxoSmithKline’s Relenza — really work in seasonal or pandemic flu outbreaks and say robust clinical trials are urgently needed to find out…” (Kelland, 10/7).
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