Avian Flu Vaccine Set for U.S. Production

Preliminary data from the first 115 of the initial tests on 450 healthy adults showed an immune response that scientists believe is strong enough to protect against the avian influenza that's spreading among birds in Asia and Russia. An influenza pandemic similar to the one in 1918 that killed 50 million people would require hundreds of millions of doses of the vaccine, BUT the handful of companies that now make influenza vaccines cannot produce the new bird flu vaccine and the regular seasonal flu vaccine at the same time...stay tuned

Avian Flu Vaccine Set for U.S. Production - Yahoo! News


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Neil said...

There have been studies that show that avain bird flu can affect our canine friends also. It's a good thing that the avian bird flu was held in check. Thanks for the informative article.

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