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  • Effectiveness claims for Tamiflu overestimated
    Effectiveness claims for Tamiflu overestimated
    You read this here last November: for almost 5 years health experts in Britain have warned that there was not sufficient evidence to show that Tamiflu reduces the spread of influenza. This week, the British Medical Journal (BMJ) published an...
  • Influenza A (H7N9) as viewed through an electron microscope. Both filaments and spheres are observed in this photo.
    Present treatments could make H7N9 flu an epidemic
    New researchconducted by Robert Webster of Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee and an international group of scientists that was published in the July 16, 2013, issue of mBio®, the online open-access journal of...
  • Flu cases are at high levels across most of the nation
    With flu cases continuing to increase, there is still time to get vaccinated
    Along with the new year moving forward so is the spread of the flu across the nation with a majority of states now reporting that it is wide spread.According to the latest information released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in...
  • Tamiflu
    British medical journal claims there is no proof that Tamiflu can stop influenza
    Pharmaceutical giant Roche has been asked by a leading British medical journal to release all its data on Tamiflu. They claim that there is no evidence that the drug can actually stop influenza. Roche is also currently under investigation by the...
  • Tamiflu studies faked, 1 in 10 fear 2012 apocalypse
    Top news: Tamiflu studies faked, 1 in 10 fear 2012 apocalypse, more
    Below are key excerpts of important news articles presenting powerful evidence that studies on the effectiveness of Tamiflu against the Avian Flu were completely faked, a poll showing that 1 in 10 worldwide fear some kind of apocalypse in 2012, a...
  • Novel Virus
    Old strain New twist
    12 people infected with subtype of swine flu H3N2The day before Christmas Eve the CDC had confirmed two more new flu infections the H3N2 and variant H1N1.The H3N2 case had been reported in child from West Virginia, the reassortant strain includes...
  • Walgreens not impacted by the shortage of Tamiflu liquid for children
    Walgreens not impacted by the shortage of Tamiflu liquid for children
    The CDC is reporting widespread influenza activity in 44 states, with high influenza-like illnesses in Illinois and Indiana. This increase has led to in a spike in demand for the liquid form of Tamiflu given to children, since they cannot swallow...
  • Antiviral influenza medication: who is a candidate?
    Antiviral influenza medication: who is a candidate?
    Despite the availability of the influenza vaccine in Los Angeles, many will suffer from an influenza attack during this flu season. The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two antiviral medications, which can be used to treat or prevent...