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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.
SAYRE, Pa., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sayre Area School District in Bradford County today became the first Pennsylvania school district to begin administering Novel H1N1 influenza vaccine to its student population, the Department of Health announced.
ATLANTA, Oct.15 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, influenza causes illness, hospitalizations and deaths, and severely strains the health care delivery system. This year, seasonal flu is complicated by the emergence and rapid spread of the H1N1 virus.
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A World Health Organization official said Monday that about 100 developing countries would receive international donations of swine flu vaccines, maybe as soon as November.
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