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Sale of the century: EU governments are selling off swine flu vaccines Having grossly overestimated the demand for vaccines against the once-dreaded H1N1 virus, health ministers across Western Europe are rushing to flog spare flu drugs in a mass medicines January sale. France ordered 94 million doses of the new flu vaccine and vaccinated just… » read more

Posted by Gary Finnegan

A new phenomenon is sweeping the Internet like a virus – they call it Spamiflu Tamiflu has now overtaken Viagra as the drug most frequently advertised in spam emails. Regulators fear criminals are cashing in on public anxiety over swine flu, with fake medicines and unproven ‘cures’ being sold online. Products claiming to contain Tamiflu… » read more

Posted by Gary Finnegan

Close the airports, lock up your children, stockpile tinned food and quarantine the next person who sneezes – we’re headed for an all-out flu pandemic! The WHO is preparing to raise the swine flu (sorry, A/H1N1 influenza) outbreak to level six on its six-point pandemic scale. This is it. This is red alert – the… » read more

Posted by Gary Finnegan