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Cases of H7N9 Bird Flu Drug Resistance

by Bidita Debnath on May 29, 2013 at 8:01 PM
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 Cases of H7N9 Bird Flu Drug Resistance

A study published by The Lancet said that laboratory tests have confirmed resistance in three people infected with the H7N9 strain of bird flu to a common group of antiviral drugs including Tamiflu.

The "apparent ease" with which resistance emerged in H7N9 viruses to the only available treatment is a cause for concern, said the Chinese researchers who conducted the study.

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