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According to the CDC, 1 in 5 Americans have received the vaccine for the widespread H1N1 virus.
The World Health Organization said on Tuesday it will examine its handling of the H1N1 pandemic after accusations by some politicians that it exaggerated the dangers of the virus under pressure from drug companies.
After buying more doses than needed and announcing plans to sell surplus stock, the French government fought off criticism on Monday that it had poorly planned its swine flu vaccine program.
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Despite the fact that at least 60 million Americans have been vaccinated against the swine flu, a number of people are still skeptical about the safety of the swine flu vaccine and hesitant to have their children inoculated.
American adults are not being vaccinated against the seasonal flu any more often than they were last year, despite increased public discussion of the importance of influenza vaccines resulting from the worldwide outbreak of the H1N1 virus.
The WHO said on Tuesday that GlaxoSmithKline recalled a batch of swine flu vaccine in Canada after a number of severe allergic reactions surfaced.
Radical measures, such as quarantines, are not likely to contain the H1N1 swine flu from infecting larger numbers of the worldâ€™s population, experts said Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Immunization with either live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV, also known as FluMistÂ®), or trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine (TIV), appears to offer a protection (~ 45%) against the novel A/H1N1 virus, the cause of the present influenza pandemic.
GlaxoSmithKline announced on Tuesday that they are giving 50 million doses of the swine flu vaccine to the World Health Organization, who will then give the medicines to developing countries in need.
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