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Feb 26, 2009

Feb 26, 2009

Europe approves Sanofi's intradermal flu vaccine

Editor's note: This story was updated Feb 27 to include more information about an intradermal vaccine that Sanofi Pasteur is developing for the US market.

(CIDRAP News) – The European Union has approved the first influenza vaccine injected with a shallow needle prick into the skin instead of a jab all the way into muscle, according to Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccine's manufacturer.