THE BRILLIANT IS A MUST-SEE. Magic 105.4 0844 826 8000 DISCOVER MORE AT APOLLO VICTORIA THEATRE SW1V 1LG WLPL MACHETE HORROR IN BEER GARDENSEE PAGE 7 PRINTED WITH INK THAT WONT COME OFF ON YOUR HANDS INSIDE PLUS Pig flu drug is a danger to children LAMPARD BACKS BALLACK Warning: Tamiflu capsules Doctorwarnsparentsonsideeffectsofthetablets BY MARK BLUNDEN SEE PAGES 32 & 33, 10 august 2009 Jordans latest squeeze Continued on Page 4 POSH AN ICY IDOL LONDON EYE: SEE PAGE 9 SEE PAGE 3 PARENTS were today warned against giving their children the antiviral drug Tamif lu amid claims that its risks outweigh any benefits. Researchers called on the Health Department to have an urgent rethink of its current policy during the swine flu pandemic, saying that government reaction was based on hysteria. Their study found that Tamiflu caused vomiting in some children, which can lead to dehydration and other complica- tions. And they said the drug had little or no effect on asthma flare-ups, ear infections or the likelihood of a child needing antibiotics. Dr Carl Henegan, a GP and expert from the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, said the current policy of giving Tamiflu for mild illness was an inappropriate index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html