Flu treatment deployment in residential aged care

To prepare for the winter season the flu treatment, Tamiflu (oseltamivir), will be deployed in residential aged care next week.

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From next week, packs of the prescription-only medication, Tamiflu (oseltamivir), an oral antiviral used to treat and prevent influenza A and B infections, are being sent to residential aged care facilities in a one-off pre-placement.

This stock is being pre-placed to ensure access to supplies at the commencement of this year’s flu season.

Information for aged care providers

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