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Antiviral drugs can be used for treatment and prophylaxis of influenza. Frequently updated information on influenza activity, testing for influenza, and antiviral resistance is available from the CDC at www.cdc.gov/flu.

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TREATMENT — The CDC recommends starting antiviral treatment as soon as possible after illness onset, without waiting for the results of influenza testing.

Antiviral treatment is recommended for all persons with suspected or confirmed influenza who have severe, complicated, or progressive illness, require ... Continue reading