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FDA Approves First Quadrivalent Vaccine to Prevent Seasonal Influenza

posted on 6 April 2012 in Flu Pandemic

FluMist Quadrivalent, a vaccine to prevent seasonal influenza in people ages 2 years through 49 years, has been approved today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. FluMist Quadrivalent is the ...more info >>>

First U.S. Cell-based Flu Vaccine Plant Set for Dedication

posted on 6 April 2012 in Flu Pandemic

The first U.S. facility to use a faster and more flexible technology to make influenza vaccine was dedicated today, as part of an initiative that could provide vaccine supplies sooner in an influen...more info >>>

CDC Confirms Two Human Infections with Novel Influenza Viruses

posted on 6 April 2012 in Flu Pandemic

CDC has confirmed two cases of human infection with two different novel influenza A viruses in different states. Both patients have fully recovered.www.pandemicflu.govFull Article >>> ...more info >>>

FDA Updated Communication on Use of Jet Injectors with Inactivated Influenza Vaccines

posted on 6 April 2012 in Flu Pandemic

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recommending that health care professionals use a sterile needle and syringe to administer inactivated influenza vaccines.www.pandemicflu.govFull Article &...more info >>>

CDC Issues Initial 2011-2012 Seasonal “FluView” Report: Current Activity is Low; Outlook for Vaccine is Good

posted on 6 April 2012 in Flu Pandemic

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the initial "FluView" report for the U.S. 2011–2012 flu season with the message that flu activity is currently low, making this the perfect t...more info >>>

Priming with DNA vaccine makes avian flu vaccine work better

posted on 6 April 2012 in Flu Pandemic

The immune response to an H5N1 avian influenza vaccine was greatly enhanced in healthy adults if they were first primed with a DNA vaccine expressing a gene for a key H5N1 protein, researchers say....more info >>>

WHO Landmark Global Agreement on Flu Virus Sharing Improves Global Preparedness for Influenza Pandemics

posted on 20 April 2011 in Flu Pandemic

After a week of negotiations continued through Friday night and into Saturday morning, an open-ended working-group meeting of Member States successfully agreed upon a framework to ensure that in a ...more info >>>

U.S. Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)Funds Advanced Development of New Influenza Antiviral

posted on 3 April 2011 in Flu Pandemic

A contract has been awarded to develop a long-acting single-dose antiviral drug for use in the United States, the U.S. Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) announced today...more info >>>

U.S. Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)Funds Advanced Development of New Influenza Antiviral

posted on 3 April 2011 in Flu Pandemic

A contract has been awarded to develop a long-acting single-dose antiviral drug for use in the United States, the U.S. Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) announced today...more info >>>

New Consumer-Focused Immunization Website, www.vaccines.gov

posted on 1 April 2011 in Flu Pandemic

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today unveiled an innovative new website to help parents and other consumers learn about the most effective way to protect themselves and their childre...more info >>>



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