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CAS Alert: Influenza Season 2017/18: Use of antiviral medicines

The Department of Health has issued a Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Alert Influenza Season 2017/18: Use of antiviral medicines.

With surveillance data indicating an increase in influenza cases in the community, prescribers working in primary care may now prescribe antiviral medicines for the prophylaxis and treatment of influenza at NHS expense. 

Further details of the alert can be found on the CAS website.

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