Wednesday, July 22, 2009

First Case Of Tamiflu-Resistant H1N1 Reported In Quebec

Photograph by: CTV News

From The Montreal Gazette:

A Quebec man became the first person in Canada to contract the H1N1 virus after taking the Tamiflu vaccine, raising concerns about the drug’s reliability.

The man, 60, was given Tamiflu after his son fell ill with H1N1, but contracted the deadly flu anyway. He recovered quickly without going to hospital. It appears that nobody caught the drug-resistant strain from him.

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Update: First Tamiflu-resistant H1N1 case found in Canada -- CTV News

Update #2: Quebec man caught drug-resistant swine flu -- CBC News

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