Tag: "flue" at medical news
Experimental drug to fight flu
...ompounds developed for preventing and treating the flue
have shown promise in animal studies, and may require only one dose to be effective.// The compounds, known collectively as multimeric zanamivir, are based on the existing flu drug relenza, or zanamivir, which the U.S. Food and Drug administration ap...
Don’t forsake the chicken: Cooked poultry free from bird fl
... Rural Affairs ordered two million doses of a bird flue
vaccine, not due to arrive for several weeks. Margaret Beckett, UK secretary of state for the environment said, "We are keeping these issues under review but there are lots of questions about the effectiveness of the vaccine and how it will mask the...