Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Another H1N1 vaccine receives FDA approval


The FDA approved the fifth vaccine for protection against the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus. The vaccine is manufactured by ID Biomedical Corp. of Quebec, Canada, owned by GlaxoSmithKline PLC.

So, here's a list of the current injectable H1N1 vaccines:
  • Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine (CSL Limited)
  • Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine (ID Biomedical Corporation of Quebec)
  • Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine (Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics Limited)
  • Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine (Sanofi Pasteur, Inc.)
We can't forget the intranasal option for H1N1:
  • Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine (MedImmune LLC)
Have you gotten your H1N1 vaccine?

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