Tag Archives: Tamiflu

Norway to offer Tamiflu over the counter

Norway is allowing over-the-counter sales of flu medicines Tamiflu and Relenza in response to the rapid spread of the H1N1 virus, reports AP. The policy goes into effect on Nov. 5, and will last until the middle of 2010. On Nov. 3 the new appointed Health Minister, Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen (former Defence Minister), said: "We are offering the drugs without prescription to ...

Norway prepares for the Mexico Flu

No one in Norway has so far been diagnosed with the dreaded Mexico swine flu. The Norwegian Institute of Public Health is preparing for what it says could become a serious crisis. However, the Norwegian health authorities have in stock 1.4 million doses of Tamiflu, which means it is able to treat 30 per cent of ...