Thursday, September 17, 2009

FDA Approves H1N1 Vaccines

FDA Approves H1N1 Vaccines: "

The FDA approved four vaccines against 2009 H1N1 influenza on Tuesday, according to an agency news release. Package inserts can be obtained here. Several studies have showed that most healthy adults had a strong immune response after one dose (see the recently published research from the New England Journal of Medicine). An optimum dosing schedule for children has not yet been determined.

National distribution of the initial lots is expected within 4 weeks.


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