H1N1 influenza vaccine: Global access for a global problem
- Government reveals swine flu pandemic vaccination plans. // Education (14637073);5/1/2009, Issue 352, p2
The article discusses the plans that the British government has devised to vaccinate people against the swine flu. The program is particularly designed to help children under the age of two. British Health Secretary Alan Johnson discusses the vaccination program. British Schools Secretary Ed...
- Will the UK cope with swine flu? Tanday, Sanjay // Independent Nurse;7/20/2009, p14
The article presents an overview of problems related to medical care guidelines and access to medical equipment and supplies which have developed in Great Britain in 2009 as the result of the emergence of a strain of the H1N1 swine influenza virus. A discussion of difficulties which may develop...
- Preparing for pandemic (H1N1) 2009. Hébert, Paul C.; MacDonald, Noni // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/15/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 6/7, pE102
The author reflect on the preparation needed for the possible second wave of H1N1 influenza pandemic in Canada in 2009. They assess that the country needed a visible independent health care authority, with executive powers across all jurisdictions and all stakeholders must have clear...
- Essex County vaccinates more than 5,000, most for swine flu. Brown, Nathan // Adirondack Daily Enterprise;3/9/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 58, p3
The article reports on the swine influenza vaccination of 5,302 people at various clinics in Essex County, New York.
- 14,000. // ASRT Scanner;Dec2009/Jan2010, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p8
The article presents statistics on the number of H1N1 vaccinations given in one day to groups in Maricopa County in Phoenix, Arizona by Mollen Immunization Clinics.
- Influenza A H1N1 vaccine trials underway. Blazek, Nicole // Infectious Diseases in Children;Aug2009, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p20
The article reports on the possible availability of the first vaccine to protect the U.S. population from the novel influenza A H1N1 by mid-October 2009, according to representatives from candidate vaccine manufacturers.
- From the blogosphere. // Nature;9/24/2009, Vol. 461 Issue 7263, p446
A blog on the update of the swine flu vaccine's regulatory approval in the U.S. is discussed
- The race to make pandemic vaccine. // New Scientist;6/20/2009, Vol. 202 Issue 2713, p3
The author comments on the article "Swine Flu Vaccine Gets Go Ahead." The author questions how worried should people be now that the World Health Organization (WHO) has decided that the disease is a full-on pandemic. According to the author, the next flu pandemic raises the possibility of a...
- Flu vaccine makers upgrade technologyâ€”and pray for time. Sheridan, Cormac // Nature Biotechnology;Jun2009, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p489
The article deals with initiatives of public sector laboratories and biotechnology companies to develop vaccines against the swine-derived influenza A (H1N1) strain detected in Mexico in April 2009. The capacity to develop pandemic vaccines is driven by improvements in the process and...