Oseltamivir treatment for influenza in adults: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

  title={Oseltamivir treatment for influenza in adults: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials},
  author={Joanna E Dobson and Richard J Whitley and Stuart J. Pocock and Arnold S. Monto},
  journal={The Lancet},

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