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Nov 15, 2017

Nov 15, 2017

News Scan for Nov 15, 2017

Northern Hemisphere flu uptick
Flu vaccine protection by age
Madagascar plague declines

Sep 26, 2013

Sep 26, 2013

News Scan for Sep 26, 2013

Flu vaccine strain selection
Electronic lab reporting
European polio risk
Emergency Twitter Alerts

Sep 18, 2009

Sep 18, 2009

CDC says 3.4 million doses of H1N1 vaccine to ship in early October

(CIDRAP News) – The first wave of H1N1 vaccine will probably consist of 3.4 million doses of MedImmune's nasal-spray product and is likely to reach providers the first week in October, federal health officials said today.

Nov 17, 2006

Nov 17, 2006

FluMist called safe, effective for kids with asthma

(CIDRAP News) – For children and adolescents with asthma, the intranasal influenza vaccine FluMist was as safe as and more effective than an injectable vaccine in a phase 3 trial of young people aged 6 to about 17 years.

The study, which involved 2,229 children at 145 sites in 12 European countries and Israel, was published in the October issue of The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.

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