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H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine (INACTIVE)

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  • British medical journal questions efficacy of Tamiflu for swine flu — or any flu

     
    A major controversy about the efficacy of the antiviral agent Tamiflu in treating influenza has erupted in the online version of BMJ, formerly known as the British Medical Journal. A team from the prestigious Cochrane Review says that its analysis......
  • Brits say swine flu is mild, corroborating other reports

     
    British health officials have confirmed earlier reports that the pandemic H1N1 influenza is milder than experts had originally feared. In a report published online in the BMJ, formerly the British Medical Journal, England's chief medical officer and his...
  • On Santa's Christmas list: Face mask, hand sanitizer, vaccine ...

     
    We've been remiss. The swine flu's potential effect on mall Santas has thus far been given little attention in this space -- despite their exposure to society's disease spreaders, otherwise known as children. We're glad others have stepped in. From......
  • 800,000 swine flu doses for very young children recalled, but it's not a safety issue

     
    Vaccine manufacturer Sanofi-Aventis is recalling 800,000 doses of vaccine against the pandemic H1N1 virus meant for children younger than 3 because the vaccine has lost potency since it was shipped from the factory. "This is non-safety related, but is...
  • Swine flu doses will top 100 million on Friday

     
    Available doses of the vaccine against pandemic H1N1 influenza will top 100 million in the United States by Friday, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said this morning. The vaccine has become sufficiently plentiful that at least 24...
  • Tying up the week's loose ends -- broken noses, antigens and more

     
    Context may be everything when it comes to news coverage, but sometimes, the health and medical specifics are fascinating on their own. Just this week for instance, you might have asked yourself the following questions... - What should I do......
  • At least 111 million doses of swine flu vaccine now available, CDC says

     
    At least 111 million doses of vaccine against pandemic H1N1 influenza are now available and least 60 million people have already been immunized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "The vaccine supply is getting better and better,...
  • Most drug store chains now have swine flu vaccine

     
    Most major drug store chains now have vaccine against pandemic H1N1 influenza available for anyone who needs it, according to a Wall Street Journal survey. The vaccine itself is free because it has been purchased by the government, but most......
  • Flu vaccine doesn't work in arthritis patients treated with rituximab

     
    Arthritis patients being treated with the drug rituximab should be given flu vaccinations immediately before treatment begins or several months later, but not in the first two months after treatment, Dutch researchers have found. The vaccine is not...
  • Swine flu vaccine slow in arriving: only 8 million doses in a week

     
    Only 8 million doses of vaccine against the pandemic H1N1 influenza virus have become available since last Wednesday, calling into question whether the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be able to meet even its downsized goal of having......
  • Nineteen children died from swine flu last week, CDC says

     
    Nineteen more children died from pandemic H1N1 influenza in the week ending Oct. 24, bringing the total to 65 since Aug. 30 and 114 since the beginning of the pandemic in April, according to the newest data from the Centers......