• Kyodo


Pharmaceutical companies are preparing to secure supplies of influenza drugs as more people in China contract bird flu.

The World Health Organization sees antiviral drugs such as Tamiflu, Inavir and Relenza as effective in containing the H7N9 strain that is reported in China if administered early enough.

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