Japan, China, Korea And ASEAN Countries Agree To Increase Tamiflu Stockpile
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Executive SummaryHealth ministers from 10 ASEAN countries and Japan, China, Korea agreed May 8 to increase Tamiflu (oseltamivir) stockpiles. The ministers acknowledged that the avian flu virus H5N1 is still a large health threat to the region. The meeting also mentioned that 90 percent of flu drugs and vaccine production are concentrated in the U.S. and Europe, and effectively securing a drug supply remained a major problem. (Click here for more - Japanese language
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