Influenza Vaccine

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Novel influenza vaccine at State hospitals  -  22 Nov 2009
Ceylon Daily NewsThe Healthcare and Nutrition Ministry has made arrangements to obtain 380000 Novel Influenza (A)H1N1 vaccines from the World Health Organisation (WHO). ...

H1N1: Same code for diagnosis, new one for vaccine  -  22 Nov 2009
American Medical NewsThe ICD-9 code used when providing the influenza vaccine by itself is V04.81 -- "need for prophylactic vaccination and inoculation against influenza. ...

AMA meeting: No flu shot mandate for doctors; hand sanitizer pushed  -  22 Nov 2009
American Medical NewsThe AMA will study if there's any benefit from requiring all health professionals to receive influenza vaccine. Houston -- The AMA House of Delegates ...

Opening ceremony for Novartis facility Nov. 24  -  22 Nov 2009
Garner News...construction, validation, and licensing of US cell-based influenza vaccine manufacturing facilities in Holly Springs, North Carolina. Tues. Nov. ...

H1N1 flu vax safe, says TGA  -  22 Nov 2009
6minutesPreliminary data suggest that the pandemic influenza vaccine is safe, the TGA reports this week, with the rate of adverse reactions being in ...

Loudoun County health calendar  -  22 Nov 2009
Washington PostEfforts to manufacture and distribute the H1N1 influenza vaccine have reduced supplies of vaccine for the seasonal flu. The manufacturers that supply Inova ...

H1N1 flu vaccine mercury limits suspended to improve access  -  22 Nov 2009
Examiner.com...[Narrator] Influenza vaccine production begins as early as 9 months before vaccine becomes available. Each production cycle begins by selecting the strains ...

Flu vaccine clinics to start Monday in schools  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
West Central TribuneWILLMAR — Children ages 5 to 9 will begin receiving the H1N1 novel influenza vaccine at mass vaccination clinics that start Monday in Kandiyohi County. ...

FDA Expert Panel Declines to Endorse New Influenza Vaccine  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Medscape...saying it needed more safety and efficacy data before it could wholeheartedly endorse the company's bid for licensure of its novel influenza vaccine. ...

Novartis discloses clinical data of H1N1 vaccine  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Drug Store News (blog)Current US guidelines for 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine use state that adolescents, adults and the elderly are required to receive one 15-µg dose to achieve ...

Collin County has some H1N1 influenza vaccine  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
McKinney Courier GazetteCollin County Health Care Services received 6500 doses of H1N1 influenza vaccine this week. Doses have been, and are being, distributed to: multiple area ...

Another Swine Flu Vaccine Approved for Children  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
U.S. News & World Report13 (HealthDay News) -- CSL Limited's H1N1 influenza vaccine has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to include children 6 months and older, ...

Can Pets Catch Swine Flu?  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
HSUS NewsThe canine influenza virus, H3N8, can be transmitted from dog to dog, and a canine H3N8 influenza vaccine is available. However, the H3N8 vaccine will not ...

Swine flu vaccine safe, worldwide data show  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Examiner.comThe WHO based its counts on reports of H1N1 influenza vaccine side effects from 16 countries, including the United States and China. ...

Monmouth County H1N1 vaccine appointments  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Bayshore CourierThe Monmouth County Health Department (MCHD) has scheduled appointment only H1N1 influenza vaccine clinics for children age 6 months to 35 months on Tuesday ...

Towanda School District prepares for H1N1 Influenza vaccine clinic  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Towanda Daily ReviewDepartment of Health, has received a supply of injectable H1N1 Influenza vaccine for children enrolled in the Towanda Area School District. ...

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, and Oversight and ...  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Trading Markets (press release)Our world class influenza vaccine production facilities have the capacity to produce up to 80 million doses of trivalent seasonal influenza vaccine annually ...

Inovio Biomedical Universal Flu Vaccines Demonstrate Broadly Protective Immune ...  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
WELT ONLINEFerrets are considered to be the most relevant animal model for influenza vaccine development. The first test was a measurement of hemagglutination ...

H1N1 update for 6 November 2009 -- influenza, vaccine, and progress  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Examiner.comDr. Schuchat discussed the latest news concerning H1N1 influenza, vaccine, and progress. According to Dr. Schuchat, the pace of progress is picking up. ...

Video: Sanofi Pasteur Announces Final Results of US Clinical Trials of ...  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
CNNMoney.com (press release)Solicited systemic and local reactions reported were similar to those observed in other studies of seasonal trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine ...

Sanofi-Aventis: A H1N1 Flu Vaccine Approved For Use In France  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Wall Street JournalPARIS (Dow Jones)--French drug company Sanofi-Aventis (SNY) vaccines division Sanofi Pasteur Monday said that its A H1N1 influenza vaccine Panenza had been ...

Novavax Reports Positive Data for its Trivalent Seasonal Influenza (VLP ...  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
ReutersThe vaccine contained VLPs matched to the influenza strains recommended for the 2008-2009 influenza vaccine including H1N1 A/Brisbane/59/2007, ...

Will vaccine keep your pet from getting six as a dog?  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
North Platte TelegraphIt's not any different from the influenza vaccine that we take in that it will help some people and it won't help others, but at the very least it is ...

Obama's Daughters Get the H1N1 Vaccine  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
ABC NewsIf Guillain-Barré syndrome has occurred within 6 weeks of receipt of prior influenza vaccine, the decision to give Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent ...

GenVec Signs New Contract to Support HIV and Influenza Vaccine Development  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
ReutersGAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GenVec, Inc. (Nasdaq: GNVC) announced today that SAIC-Frederick, Inc. has signed a contract with GenVec ...

FDA Panel to Consider New Flu Vaccine Technology  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Wall Street JournalWASHINGTON -- A federal advisory panel will meet next week to consider a new type of influenza vaccine that's made without ...

Novavax Begins Phase IIa Study of Seasonal Influenza Vaccine in Older Adults  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
CNNMoney.com (press release)...commercially available inactivated trivalent seasonal influenza vaccine, TIV (Fluzone®), administered at the standard dose of 15 mcg of HA per strain. ...

Novartis Swine-Flu Vaccine Gets German Approval  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Wall Street JournalNovartis is close to completing a second cell culture-based influenza vaccine manufacturing site in the US, which is being built in partnership with the US ...

Inovio Biomedical Universal Flu Vaccines Demonstrate Broadly Protective Immune ...  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
PipelineReview.com (press release)Ferrets are considered to be the most relevant animal model for influenza vaccine development. The first test was a measurement of hemagglutination ...

All should take seasonal influenza vaccine  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Times of MaltaThe Health Division has made the seasonal influenza vaccine available from health centres, free of charge, to all persons aged 55 and over, all persons of ...

Effectiveness of swine flu vaccine - CDC  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Food ConsumerTo complement the serologic studies and evaluate the effectiveness of 2008--09 trivalent seasonal influenza vaccine against laboratory-confirmed pandemic ...

Novavax Reports Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
CNNMoney.com (press release)In October, Novavax initiated a two-stage pivotal clinical study of its novel 2009 H1N1 VLP pandemic influenza vaccine in Mexico, in collaboration with ...

Military Study Shows Prevention of Novel A/H1N1 Virus Infection is Vaccine ...  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)..."These data highlight the need for concise, timely assessments of influenza vaccine effectiveness against the new A/H1N1 as well as seasonal strains," notes ...

Swine flu vaccine recipeints' deaths in China probably unrelated to immunizations  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Examiner.com14--Provincial health officials in Hunan, China, reported on Friday that two people who had recently received Chinese-made H1N1 influenza vaccine died ...

Two vials of influenza vaccine stolen from Olympia hospice  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
TheNewsTribune.comSomeone stole two vials of the H1N1 influenza vaccine from an unlocked medical refrigerator at Providence SoundHomeCare & Hospice, according to the Thurston ...

Most of us will be infected with H1N1, official says  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Dubuque Telegraph HeraldSupplies of H1N1 influenza vaccine are trickling in to communities. The same cannot be said for supplies of seasonal flu vaccine. ...

Juvaris BioTherapeutics Initiates Phase 2 Study of Influenza Vaccine Adjuvant ...  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Reuters..."Developing an adjuvanted influenza vaccine to confer superior immunity and ultimately better protection from disease is a critical objective, ...

Sinovac Reports Unaudited Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
American ChronicleIn August, Sinovac was selected by the Beijing Public Health Bureau as one of four manufacturers to supply seasonal influenza vaccine to the citizens of ...

Just-in-case flu sick days likely to hurt economy  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
OnMedicaThe authors used a computer model to look at the effect on the economy of various combinations of mortality and morbidity from pandemic influenza, vaccine ...

Fewer students getting H1N1 influenza vaccine  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Kenai Peninsula OnlineNumbers from the first three mass dispensing clinics for the Novel H1N1 influenza vaccine at area schools are down from ...

Health departments hold second H1N1 vaccination clinic  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Journal Times...gets a needle stuck in her arm by Andrea Jaeger, a public health nurse, left, on Saturday, November 14, 2009 to receive a free H1N1 Influenza vaccine. ...

Switzerland gives green light to new A/H1N1 influenza vaccine  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
XinhuaGENEVA, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) -- The Swiss authorities on Friday authorized a new vaccine against the A/H1N1 influenza which is made using cell cultures instead ...

UPDATE 1-Microbix to build Chinese flu vaccine plant  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
ReutersThe plant, the third-largest vaccine plant in the world, will have the capacity to produce more than 100 million doses of seasonal influenza vaccine a year, ...

GSK to donate 50 million doses of H1N1 vaccine to WHO  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
The New NationGlaxoSmithKline (GSK) donates 50 million doses of its adjuvanted pandemic H1N1 influenza vaccine to the WHO for distribution to developing countries and the ...

Ohio woman arrested in Wash. flu vaccine theft  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Seattle Post IntelligencerAn Ohio woman is under investigation in the theft of H1N1 influenza vaccine from a Thurston County hospice center. Sheriff's deputies say 37-year-old Alissa ...

NOVAVAX to Present at the Influenza Congress USA 2009  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
CNNMoney.com (press release)The influenza vaccine is the fastest growing segment in the adult vaccine market and the United States accounts for over 50% of the global vaccine market. ...

Theft of vaccine is disgraceful  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
The OlympianThe Thurston County Sheriff's Office has arrested a woman on suspicion of stealing two vials of H1N1 influenza vaccine from an unlocked medical refrigerator ...

AVOID FLU SHOTS, GET SOME SUN INSTEAD  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
The Washington Free PressThe New York Times had an article in the September 2, 2008 issue titled “Doubts Grow Over Flu Vaccine in Elderly,? which says, “The influenza vaccine, ...

FluGen Cell-Based, Egg-Free Method Produces Novel 2009 H1N1 Vaccine Virus  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
ReutersThe company has proprietary, differentiating technologies that enable it to create value and compete in the large, rapidly growing influenza vaccine market. ...

Canine influenza vaccine now available in Denver area  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Examiner.comThe pharmaceutical company, Schering-Plough developed a canine influenza vaccine in early 2009 which helps to minimize symptoms. The canine influenza is a ...



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