Roche talks to governments on extracting expired Tamiflu
This article was originally published in Scrip
Roche says it is having confidential discussions with governments around the world about extracting oseltamivir, the active ingredient in Tamiflu, from expired stock as one way of boosting the number of treatments available in the event of a pandemic of influenza A (H1N1). The company has also donated 5.65 million packs of Tamiflu to the World Health Organization to boost stocks as well as increasing Tamiflu production capacity.
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