Latest Flu pandemic vaccine Stories

2010-05-10 07:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novavax, Inc.

2010-04-01 10:50:41

Less than half of the 229 million doses of H1N1 vaccine purchased by the government have been distributed, leaving approximately 71 million doses that may have to be discarded unless they are used by their expiration date.

2010-03-19 07:30:00

Documents made public on Thursday show that the vaccine meant to protect children and the elderly from the H1N1 virus found their way to some rather unexpected places.

2010-02-18 12:35:00

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommended on Thursday that this year's seasonal flu vaccine in the northern hemisphere should include protection against three strains, including the pandemic H1N1 virus.

2010-02-11 13:00:00

The World Health Organization’s top influenza expert said on Thursday it would convene its emergency committee later this month to examine whether the H1N1 flu pandemic has peaked.

2010-01-17 08:10:00

According to the CDC, 1 in 5 Americans have received the vaccine for the widespread H1N1 virus.

2010-01-12 13:31:10

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.

2010-01-04 13:04:33

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.

2009-12-28 14:43:00

Department of Health Urges All Pennsylvanians to Get Vaccinated HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec.

2009-12-23 06:25:00

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.

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