Maximizing the Value of Drug Stockpiles for Pandemic Influenza

  title={Maximizing the Value of Drug Stockpiles for Pandemic Influenza},
  author={Alain Li Wan Po and Peter A. Farndon and Nick Palmer},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
To the Editor: Tamiflu (oseltamivir; Roche, Indianapolis, IN, USA) is destined to be one of the few branded drugs to develop instant street recognition because of its status as 1 of only 2 licensed drugs shown to be active against the influenza A pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus. Tamiflu is the major drug stockpiled by governments around the world in preparedness against an influenza pandemic. More than 70 governments have placed orders for Tamiflu, and at least 220 million treatment courses have… CONTINUE READING

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