TITLE

Pharmacists prepare for flu season

AUTHOR(S)
Traynor, Kate
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;9/15/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 18, p1496
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the challenges being faced by pharmacists to prevent the pandemic H1N1 influenza virus. It is stated that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has advised a single annual influenza vaccination for children over age eight years and adults, while children below eight years and over six months should receive two doses of trivalent vaccine. However, most pharmacists are facing the problem of obtaining influenza vaccines to cover a range of patient ages.
ACCESSION #
53432560

 

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