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Federal and state health ministers to discuss increasing awareness of anti-viral COVID treatments, Mark Butler says The federal health minister has again flagged the need for an information campaign to …

Pharmacy supplied oral antivirals a focus of government’s new campaign to boost COVID and influenza prevention, as uptake lags The Australian Government today launched an $11 million six-week campaign to …

New fact sheets to support prescription of COVID-19 antivirals to an important patient group have been released NPS MedicineWise has released new consumer information on three COVID-19 antiviral medicines. Its …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Risk of first ischaemic stroke and use of antidopaminergic antiemetics Using French reimbursement data, researchers have shown an association …

Hospital pharmacists warn of the need to support safe prescribing and dispensing of incoming novel oral COVID-19 treatments Leading hospital pharmacists are calling for a “consistent and streamlined” approach to …

Frequent hand washing and avoiding touching the face are indisputably the most important intervention for reducing the risk of infection with the common cold. Even so, consumers will be seeking …

Direct-acting antivirals are associated with reduced risk of mortality and liver cancer, according to results from the first prospective, longitudinal study investigating their use in treating chronic hepatitis C The …

An article has looked at whether pharmacists could successfully initiate antiviral therapy and refer for more serious conditions in community pharmacy settings Could pharmacists initiate antiviral therapy in the community …

The new antivirals mean Australia is on track to eradicate hepatitis C, says one expert Associate Professor Simone Strasser, gastroenterologist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, says the country …