Dr Michael Jacobs said Ms Cafferkey was being treated with convalescent plasma taken from the blood of a recovered patient and an experimental anti-viral drug
which is "not proven to work".
He was given anti-viral drugs
at an NHS centre in Rotherham, South Yorks, but a worse rash appeared.
Speaking to Saba, al-Hakami added that the Switzerland medicine called "Tamiflu", which consists of Oseltaamivir phosphate75mg capsules, is anti-viral drug
for the seasonal flue that approved recently by WHO as anti-viral drug
for curing Swine Flue and Bird Flue and now being produced by a number of companies in the world.
The Technical Health Committee for Combating H1N1 is discussing options and might soon issue a decision to administer the anti-viral drug
, Tamiflu, only to the high-risk group and change the current policy of administering the drug to everyone who shows flu-like symptoms at all government and private hospitals as well as primary healthcare centres, a health official told C Khaleej Times .
A Birmingham biotechnology firm has made a public share offer in a bid to raise pounds 1 million for new anti-viral drugs
STEPS are being taken to ensure Wales has enough anti-viral drugs
to treat 75% of the population in the event of a swine flu pandemic.
Health Secretary Alan Johnson earlier said ministers have put in place "enhanced" port health checks on passengers arriving in the UK and will use its stockpile of anti-viral drugs
if the virus begins to spread widely.
The WHO itself holds a stockpile of about five million treatment courses of the anti-viral drug
Tamiflu, Fukuda told journalists.
In mid-September, The Canadian Press reported that H1N1 virus resistant to the Tamiflu anti-viral drug
(generic: Oseltamivir) is appearing in high numbers throughout Northern Europe at the same time it is spreading throughout North and South America; the Caribbean; Africa; and parts of Asia, Australia, and New Zealand, Officials announced the start of resistance testing in the Northern Hemisphere once flu season began.
If it breaks out, low supplies mean only a quarter of us will be protected by the anti-viral drug
4) Using these estimates of population numbers and costs, one could calculate that the cost of anti-viral drug
therapy for HIV in Canada had risen to 806 million dollars per year by 2003.
Tyrrell's research at the University of Alberta led to the development of the patented anti-viral drug
, lamivudine, for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B (HBV) infection.
SIGA noted that its stockholders' equity deficiency resulted from SIGA's decision to accelerate the development and related costs of its lead Smallpox anti-viral drug
RPI-MN is the leading anti-viral drug
candidate of ReceptoPharm, Inc.
Graham brings a superb reputation and an outstanding profile of experience in all phases of anti-viral drug
development, and we are very excited to have someone of his caliber join the executive team of Trimeris," said Steven D.