Advisers say keep current flu strains in vaccine

Traynor, Kate
April 2011
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;4/1/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 7, p551
Academic Journal
The article reports the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisers' recommendation to retain the current influenza type A H3N2 and influenza B strains vaccine formulation for the 2011–12 flu season. The article discusses febrile seizures in children after vaccination, and features comments from Lisa Grohskopf, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) medical officer, and Navy Captain Kevin Russell of the Department of Defense (DoD), on influenza activity and vaccine effectiveness.


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