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Study raises doubts over use of Tamiflu to treat swine flu

Doubts have arisen over the effectiveness of swine flu drug Tamiflu after research showed it can cut the length of time people experience symptoms by around a day - but there is little evidence that it has any effect on preventing complications like pneumonia.

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