Life and Style Tamiflu: The £424m drug – that may not work

Damning report by MPs warns that doctors and patients are being ‘undermined’ on treatment options

Swine flu risk was inflated by experts with links to drugs industry

Academics with links to pharmaceutical firms were more likely to inflate the risks of the 2009 swine flu pandemic and inadvertently promote the drugs developed by the industry, a study has found.

Around 6.5 million units of the Tamiflu bought by the Department of Health had to be written off

'Shocking example of incompetence' over stockpiled flu drug Tamiflu

Public Accounts committee says storage mistake cost taxpayers £74m - for an antiviral that has divided experts over its effectiveness

The virus responsible for swine flu is becoming increasingly resistant to Tamiflu

Virus responsible for swine flu pandemic becoming increasingly resistant to Tamiflu

2009 outbreak may have caused the deaths of up to 579,000 people

Asthma inhalers made at GSK’s plant in Ware

GSK to publish clinical trial data for drugs

Pharmaceutical giant shocks medical world by opting to reveal findings of all tests on patients

The UK has spent £500m building up stockpiles of flu drugs

Drugs giant Roche accused of sitting on trial data for flu treatment

Doubts remain about efficacy and safety of Tamiflu, stockpiled for use in pandemics

Roche's Tamiflu limits the spread of the swine flu virus within the body. It may also be taken preventatively after exposure to swine flu

Tamiflu effects 'still uncertain'

The effects of antiviral drug Tamiflu - which was stockpiled by the Government at the height of the swine flu pandemic - are still uncertain, researchers said as they accused pharmaceutical giant Roche of withholding data.

Tamiflu maker accused of secrecy over trial data

The drug is a household name with millions of doses stockpiled against the threat of a potential flu pandemic and talked about alongside aspirin and penicillin as a wonder drug.

Tamiflu maker accused of secrecy over trial data

The drug is a household name with millions of doses stockpiled against the threat of a potential flu pandemic and talked about alongside aspirin and penicillin as a wonder drug.

Scientists hail the prospect of a universal vaccine for flu

Researchers have developed an antibody that could treat all strains of influenza A

'Avoidable errors' killed flu women

A number of “avoidable” medical errors contributed to the deaths of eight pregnant women during Britain’s first swine flu outbreak, a report has found.

Inside the hospital that saves swine flu sufferers' lives

As the number of people with the virus grows, Jeremy Laurance visits one of just five units in Britain that can treat the worst afflicted

Swine flu, the killer virus that actually saved lives

Remember the swine flu pandemic? It was the disease that swept the world last year, sparking a global health emergency and costing the UK alone at least £1bn.

Scientists solve mystery of resistant flu virus

Scientists have worked out how the seasonal flu virus has become resistant to the anti-influenza drug Tamiflu and why these drug-resistant strains have spread explosively in the past two years.

What to do if you...catch swine flu

Dan Carrier, 36, is a journalist and single father from north London. He suffered from a virulent attack of swine flu last summer, which took him more than a month to recover from

Strain of swine flu found that is resistant to drugs

A strain of swine flu resistant to the anti-viral drug Tamiflu is spreading from person to person, health officials in Wales confirmed last night

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