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September 28, 2005

Philippines have no Tamiflu

Francisco Duque, minister of health in the Philippines, says his country has no antivirals to combat avian flu.

"There is only one drug company producing oseltavimire which is Roche of Switzerland. Developed countries usually have a stock of this medicine. We have a zero stockpile," Duque said.

Posted by dymaxion at September 28, 2005 12:03 PM

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