Tamiflu concerns highlight need for flu vax push

Governments should focus their attention on influenza vaccination strategies instead of stockpiling drugs such as Tamiflu and Relenza, an expert believes.

An updated Cochrane evidence review published today reported that Tamiflu may not prevent hospitalisations and serious complications from influenza.

The review found that the anti-influenza drug “seems to lead to harmful effects that were not fully reported in the original