6 Recommendations for further research

6 Recommendations for further research

6.1 The Committee recommended that a UK observational database is established to monitor the effectiveness of influenza treatment with the antiviral drugs oseltamivir and zanamivir. The Committee also recommended that cases of antiviral resistance to oseltamivir and zanamivir are monitored via the observational database.

6.2 The Committee recommended that further research is conducted into the probability that an influenza-like illness is true influenza.

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)