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Five pharmaceutical companies have increased production of the H1N1 flu vaccine, with an additional 10 million doses expected to arrive this week.
World Health Organization officials on Friday announced that one dose of the H1N1 swine flu vaccine is all that is needed to ensure immunity against the virus.
One US official said Wednesday that the United States will not donate swine flu vaccines to poor countries until at-risk Americans have been inoculated against H1N1.
Unused supplies of the H1N1 swine flu vaccine may end up being trashed if people cannot get access to it soon enough, the CDC director said Tuesday.
On Monday, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius assured that, despite delays, there would eventually be enough swine flu vaccine for everyone.
FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Once supply catches up with the immediate demand for H1N1 "swine" flu vaccine, some allergy patients who could benefit from the vaccine may needlessly avoid it due to confusion over who should, and should not, be vaccinated, cautions Dr. Peter R.
Two in five at-risk American adults who would benefit from vaccination against seasonal flu are missing out on the protective shots because they believe they do not need them and are not inclined to be vaccinated.
Amidst mounting indications that flu deaths may be reaching epidemic proportions in many states, US health officials state that deliveries of swine flu vaccine may take longer than expected.
Eleven more US children died from H1N1 swine flu during the past week, a federal health official said Friday, adding that the disease is now so widespread it has surpassed epidemic proportions.
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