TITLE

Government contracts aim at building flu vaccine supplies

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Fire Engineering;Jul2009, Vol. 162 Issue 7, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to secure contracts aimed at providing adequate supply of influenza A (H1N1) vaccine. The HHS gave companies licensed to produce influenza vaccines additional orders to manufacture vaccine antigens and adjuvants. The findings of a study by R. J. Garten et al about the genetic aspects of the A (H1N1) virus are detailed. A total of 6,765 influenza A (H1N1) cases occurred in the U.S. as of May 25, 2009, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
ACCESSION #
43184334

 

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