Latest Flu pandemic vaccine Stories

2009-10-12 14:52:00


2009-10-12 12:50:00

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.

2009-09-30 07:48:54

A majority of Americans would not take an H1N1 flu vaccine or drug additive authorized for emergency use by the Food and Drug Administration.

2009-09-29 15:29:00

NORTH HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 29 /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.

2009-09-28 11:45:00

Health authorities are stepping up their tracking methods for the new H1N1 vaccine in order to determine whether or not it is safe.

2009-09-25 12:47:23

Washington state, in preparation for H1N1 vaccinations, says it is lifting limits on mercury in vaccines given to pregnant woman and children under age 3. The mercury is in a vaccine preservative called thimerosal, which has been eliminated from most vaccines in the United States but is being used in most of the H1N1 vaccine to be distributed beginning in October, The Seattle Times reported Friday. Thimerosal has not been connected to health problems, but a vocal minority who believe it could...

2009-09-22 10:45:00

The head of the World Health Organization announced on Monday that the swine flu has not transformed into a more hazardous disease.

2009-09-19 07:40:00

The first round of swine flu vaccinations may be administered with a needle-free nasal spray version, government health officials said Friday.

2009-09-18 06:15:00

Kids are now jumping in front of seniors for the swine flu vaccine, since the elderly appear to have a greater immunity to the virus.

2009-09-17 16:56:47

The United States is prepared to make 10 percent of its H1N1 vaccine supply available to other countries, an announcement by the White House said Thursday.

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