Vietnam Running Out Of Tamiflu To Treat Spreading Bird Flu
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Vietnam's Ministry of Health says it has run out of effective Tamiflu just as the nation faces an increase in human cases of avian influenza. The stock at the National Institute of Infectious and Tropical Diseases was donated by Taiwan in 2005 and is now outdated, according an official. The ministry said it is using Vietnam-produced setavimin as a temporary substitute while it searches for more supplies of Tamiflu, the only drug proven effective against the bird flu. The nation has recorded more than 100 cases of H5N1 bird flu in humans. (Click here for more
You may also be interested in...
The company has no development programs left in its R&D pipeline and will focus entirely on the commercialization of IBS drug Linzess while seeking late-stage assets from external sources.
The documents issued by the US agency on 29 September set slightly different accuracy standards, reflecting the increased fragility of hospital patients.
The US FDA commissioner published a blog post commending and highlighting the work device center staff have done during the pandemic to speed tests and devices to market to save lives.