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Experts predict Tamiflu could halve the pandemic influenza death toll versus no intervention

... by Beate Sander, University of Toronto, Canada, a stockpile of Tamiflu sufficient to cover 65% of a country’s ...outbreak.3 The study also predicts that if the stockpile is increased so that there is an unlimited supply of Tamiflu for treating symptomatic patients and f...

WHO data confirms low level of resistance to Tamiflu

...ay, Switzerland and UK stockpiling or intending to stockpile adequate quantities of Tamiflu to cover 20-40% of their population. Roche has also donated 5.125 million courses of Tamiflu treatment to the WHO for international rapid response and regional response to a pandemic influenza strain. About influenz...

Bird flu -- Call for antiviral drugs to be shared

...s likely that only a few countries will be able to stockpile supplies of drugs active against the virus. In these circumstances, compared with a 'selfish strategy' in which countries use their antiviral drugs only within their borders, limited worldwide sharing of antiviral drugs would slow down the spread of ...

Experimental vaccine protects lab animals against several strains of H5N1

Nations are preparing to stockpile vaccines against H5N1, the strain of influenza virus that experts fear could cause the next flu pandemic. But will these vaccines remain effective as the virus mutates? Researchers present good news in the July 15 issue of The Journal of Infectious D...

Avian flu modeled on supercomputer, explores vaccine and isolation options for thwarting a pandemic

... on the present work . . . we believe that a large stockpile of avian influenza-based vaccine containing potential pandemic influenza antigens, coupled with the capacity to rapidly make a better-matched vaccine based on human strains, would be the best strategy to mitigate pandemic influenza," say the authors,...

Medical experts: US unlikely to have enough vaccines to stop avian flu

... the United States will be able to manufacture and stockpile enough vaccine or antiviral medication to stop a bird flu pandemic should the virus mutate into a form that can be spread easily from human to human, according to a survey led by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University. The results of the survey wi...

Human trial proves ricin vaccine safe, induces neutralizing antibodies; further tests planned

...g processes. DOR officials hope to produce a large stockpile for more advanced human clinical testing, product licensing and potential purchases from the U.S. government and other interested parties. Other UT Southwestern researchers from the Cancer Immunobiology Center involved in the study were Dr. John Sch...

Preventing a pandemic: Study suggests strategies for containing a flu outbreak

...r study that the current World Health Organization stockpile of antivirals for avian flu could probably be suff... in a population like the one in the model, if the stockpile were deployed within two to three weeks of detection. As part of their study, the researchers consu...

Could microbes solve Russia's chemical weapons conundrum?

...t 40,000 tonnes, Russia houses the world's largest stockpile of chemical warfare agents (CWAs). The country faces a race against time to dispose of the stockpile by 2007, in accordance with the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). This disposal must be achieved in...

Antibodies from plants protect against anthrax

...very stable system. If you're looking for a way to stockpile a large amount of antibodies for a long periods of time, plant-produced antibodies are the answer," says Baillie. Anthrax antibodies are just the first step for Baillie and his collaborators. Plantibodies against the plague bacterium and botulism ar...

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