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BMJ Calls for Release of Tamiflu Studies

Brittany Nicole Hill4 years ago

As part of their “open data campaign,” British Medical Journal (BMJ) is asking for the release of clinical trial data related to the effectiveness of Roche’s Tamiflu. Researchers at the journal have claimed there is no evidence that Tamiflu can actually stop the flu.

Roche Has Not Released Tamiflu Data

  • In 2009, BMJ researchers asked Roche to make its Tamiflu study data available to the public. According to BMJ editor Fiona Godlee, Roche failed to comply, citing “legal restraints.”
  • In 2011, Tamiflu was included on a list of “essential medicines” by the World Health Organization, prompting governments across the world to stockpile the drug.
  • In 2012, one BMJ researcher suggested that European governments boycott Roche's products until they publish the missing Tamiflu data.

Roche Medications Under Investigation

On October 23, 2012, the European Medicines Agency announced it was investigating reports that Roche failed to properly report side-effects and deaths related to 19 drugs, including Tamiflu. A number of the drugs were used for the treatment of cancer, including breast cancer.

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