TITLE

Feds to stockpile antivirals as pandemic "speed bump"

AUTHOR(S)
Lett, Dan
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/26/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 9, p1167
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the plan of the Canadian federal government to stockpile antiviral drugs in readiness for a potential influenza pandemic. Estimated number of drug doses that Canada will be able to obtain; Expensiveness of stockpiling antivirals; Types of drugs that have the greatest potential to control the spread of a virulent new strain of influenza.
ACCESSION #
16748319

 

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