Pharmacies hit by Tamiflu shortage

A major shortage of Tamiflu has hit NSW as parts of the state grapple with flu outbreaks.

Wholesaler Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (API) has confirmed it is out of stock in NSW for all four Tamiflu lines after sales of the antiviral doubled in the past week.

A spokesperson said the company had placed an order with Roche, but it was unclear when the drug would be