While the number of influenza patients is increasing day by day, "Tamiflu", one of the most requested antiviral drugs is sold out in many pharmacies in Moldova.
The officials of the Medicines Agency say they do not know about this problem, but they give assurances that in the next days the stocks will be replenished.
According to data published last week, by the National Agency for Public Health, almost 1,500 cases of influenza have been registered since the beginning of the cold season.
This highly contagious respiratory infection is distinguished from a mere cold by the fact that it starts suddenly. Symptoms are characterized by fever, cough, sore throat, head and muscle pain, clogged nose, tiredness, and in some cases vomiting and diarrhea.