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Sunday, August 16, 2009

Malaysian Government plans to give Tamiflu away. Only thing is there's enough for 10% of the population..

So I hear that the Malaysian government is giving away oseltamivir (pharmaceutically branded as Tamiflu) to every Tom Dick and Harry who shows flu symptoms. But they forget to tell you that there is only enough to treat 10% of the population. Therefore it is only advantageous for the first 10% of the population who exhibit flu symptoms, because there shall be no more Tamiflu stockpile left after...