Monday, December 18, 2017

CDC Advisory Committee Recommends Universal Influenza Vaccine

A panel of immunization experts voted today (February 24, 2010) to expand the recommendation for annual influenza vaccination to include all people aged 6 months and older. The expanded recommendation is to take effect in the 2010 – 2011 influenza season. The new recommendation seeks to remove barriers to influenza immunization and signals the importance […]


New Flu Vaccine Approved: Agriflu Seasonal Flu Vaccine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved Agriflu for people ages 18 years and older to prevent disease caused by influenza virus subtypes A and B. Agriflu is not intended to protect against the 2009 H1N1 influenza. Agriflu, manufactured by Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics in Siena, Italy, was approved using the FDA’s accelerated […]