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Drug-Resistant Flu Is Found In Europe


1/31/2008 8:36:02 AM

LONDON - A small number of flu viruses resistant to Tamiflu, a top antiviral drug, have been detected in Europe, health authorities said this week. Data from more than a dozen European countries show that Tamiflu doesn't work in about 13 percent of H1N1 viruses, the main flu strain causing illness this year. Normally, resistance levels are well below 1 percent.

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