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Antivirals

You Asked: Can Tamiflu prevent the flu?

March 9, 2017
Tamiflu is not without its drawbacks, but it may be the difference between a relatively mild illness and a trip to the hospital for some

The cost of taking (or not taking) flu antivirals

January 27, 2015

With the uptick in flu cases and only a 23 percent effectiveness among the flu vaccine this year, the flu is beginning to reach epidemic proportions. Antivirals, including Tamiflu, are one of the biggest lines of defense against the flu, but some are questioning if they really work.