As H1N1 swine flu continues to spread throughout the country, a controversy has erupted over what import agencies claim is legal online trading of Tamiflu, one of the best-known medicines for treating flu viruses.

Only Tamiflu produced in Japan can be sold here, and getting it requires a prescription.

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