In a first, WHO recommends quadrivalent influenza vaccine

Sanofi has launched in India its quadrivalent influenza vaccine (FluQuadri) containing two A virus strains — H1N1 and H3N2 — and two B virus strians — Victoria and Yamagata — for active immunization of adults over 18 years. In February this year, the WHO for the first time recommended the use of quadrivalent influenza vaccine containing two A … Continue reading In a first, WHO recommends quadrivalent influenza vaccine

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Single dose of H1N1 vaccine produces robust immune response

Published in The Hindu on September 12, 2009 The safety of 2009 influenza A(H1N1) vaccines that are undergoing clinical trials in different countries has got a shot in the arm. Fear about the safety of the vaccines, which are being tested on a fast-track mode, was expressed by some doctors in a few countries. Much … Continue reading Single dose of H1N1 vaccine produces robust immune response