Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Stockpiling of costly flu drug would save money in pandemic setting: study

From the Canadian Press:
Despite the steep initial outlay, governments would save money by stockpiling the antiviral drug oseltamivir as a hedge against a future influenza pandemic, a study suggests.

The study, based on mathematical modelling, argues as long as there is a flu pandemic at least once every 80 years, governments could save their economies more than $3.50 for every $1 they invested in the drug. ...more

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