TITLE

Virus Resistant to Tamiflu Causing Concern

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Travel Medicine Advisor;Mar2008, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the claim of the World Health Organization (WHO) that a small percentage of the influenza A virus causing illness worldwide is resistant to oseltamivir. According to the article, the highest rate of resistance was found in Norway with 76% of isolated viruses showing resistance. In the U.S., the rate of resistance was 3.8%. According to the "New York Times," WHO officials are troubled by the discovery.
ACCESSION #
31143292

 

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