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Stockpiled flu vaccines ineffective - research | Pacific Beat

Stockpiled flu vaccines ineffective - research

Stockpiled flu vaccines ineffective - research

Updated 11 April 2014, 8:18 AEST

Governments around the world have spent billions stockpiling drugs in preparation for major outbreak of influenza.

But the latest research casts serious doubt on the value of that investment.

It's found little evidence that the drugs reduce a patient's odds of serious complications or death.

Presenter: Simon Frazer

Speaker: Professor Chris Del Mar, Bond University, Australia; Professor Mark von Itzstein, researcher, Griffith University;

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