Navigation Links
1 Swine Flu Shot Enough for Older Kids
Date:9/21/2009

0 years of age will need four shots -- two seasonal flu shots and two H1N1 flu shots. Older children and adults will need just two shots -- one for seasonal flu and one for H1N1 flu.

"Overall, this is very good news for the vaccination program, both in regards to the supply of vaccine as well as to its potential efficacy," Fauci said.

The pediatric trial includes children 6 months to 17 years old and is testing responses to two doses of vaccine -- 15 micrograms and 30 micrograms, Fauci said. The vaccine is made by Sanofi Pasteur in Swiftwater, Pa.

U.S. health officials reported earlier that adults would need only one dose of the H1N1 flu vaccine.

On Friday, U.S. health officials said the first doses of the H1N1 swine flu vaccine will start shipping the first week in October, which is slightly earlier than expected. These first 3.4 million doses will come in the form of the nasal spray FluMist.

But FluMist is not recommended for children under 2 years of age; people with chronic medical conditions such as heart disease, kidney disease and diabetes; pregnant women; or people older than 49. Children, pregnant women, and people with chronic health conditions -- such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease -- are among those at greatest risk for complications from the H1N1 swine flu, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

There may also be some injectable H1N1 flu vaccine available in early October, but how much is not known yet, officials said.

At a press briefing on Friday, Dr. Daniel Jernigan, deputy director of the Influenza Division at the CDC, said the H1N1 virus, though widespread, continues to produce mild illness in most people and recovery time is fairly quick.

Jernigan said it's important to get an H1N1 flu shot when the vaccine becomes available. People should also get a seasonal flu shot -- which is available now -- because the seasonal flu will start t
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Swine flu monitoring needed for farm workers, study says
2. eFoodSafety Enters Research Agreement with University of Minnesota to Test New Food-Grade Antiviral for Swine Influenza Virus
3. Swine Flu Cases Now Total 7: CDC
4. At Least 16 Dead, Hundreds Ill in Swine Flu Outbreak in Mexico
5. At Least 20 Dead, Hundreds Ill in Swine Flu Outbreak in Mexico
6. International SOS Releases Web Site to Educate Public About Swine Flu Outbreak
7. WHO Warns of Possible Pandemic as Mexico Seeks to Contain Swine Flu
8. U.S. Declares Public Health Emergency in Response to Swine Flu
9. Obama Says Swine Flu Outbreak No Cause for Alarm
10. Pennsylvania Working Closely With Federal Partners to Contain Impact of Swine Flu
11. Swine Flu: Infection Control in Hospitals Will Be Critical
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/1/2014)... The successful development of C60F projects is of ... Automobile Co.,LTD. As early as the very beginning of ... excellent team to develop a comprehensive plan to carry ... The company’s vice president Liming Yang and some of ... the specific arrangement and the supervision of the project ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Cannabis use among ... teens aged 14 to 17 having used marijuana at least ... With their slogan “Say ‘No’ to Drugs, Say ‘Yes to ... reaching out to youth this summer with factual information about ... past six months, Hamburg “Say ‘No’ to Drugs, Say ‘Yes’ ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... California, San Diego School of Medicine report that dietary ... produces chronic activation of a receptor on cells lining ... reduces the risk of colorectal tumors. , The findings ... The Journal of Clinical Investigation . , The ... in sensory neurons, where it acts as a sentinel ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... a central role in regulating appetite and whole-body metabolism. ... brain,s control of food intake and body weight, but ... been unclear. A new study in the ... activity in a type of neuron known as pro-opiomelanocortin ... high-fat diet. Sabrina Diano and colleagues at Yale ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 ... jobs may have significantly less endurance than those who weigh less, ... -- half were obese, half were of normal weight -- people ... percent longer. Obesity also was associated with less strength, increased ... -- 50 to 65 years of age -- neither improved nor ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:FODAY Automobile Company Is Now Working On The C60F FODAY Project 2Health News:Addressing a Serious Issue Affecting German Teens 2Health News:Pepper and halt: Spicy chemical may inhibit gut tumors 2Health News:Obesity Might Slow You Down at Work 2Health News:Obesity Might Slow You Down at Work 3
... do-good TV reality show highlighting the need for more organ ... Amid a swirl of controversy, a Dutch channel Friday was ... receive her kidney. ,The controversy stirred by "The ... Netherlands, but public broadcaster BNN is determined to go ahead. ...
... Despite billions of dollars spent on national security in airports, ... allowed to travel unhindered into the United States, underscoring ... a bioterrorist attack against the U.S. ,The attention this ... no surprise, but it's just a glimpse of the potential ...
... years in a coma has woken up and will now have to ... a television station announced Friday. ,Railwayman Jan Grzebski fell ... the private channel Polsat said. In an interview, Grzebski said that he ... who always took care of me. She saved my life," he said. ...
... long court procedure and family disputes regarding the latest woman ... actor's health , say his close friends and well-wishers. ... happen,' a close friend told IANS. ,The actor ... a state of acute pain. ,'Two of the ...
... dump in Khamisiyah, Iraq in March 1991, the soldiers concerned ... much later it was revealed they could have been exposed ... ,Sarin is a chemical weapon estimated to be over ... permanent neurological damage and symptoms such as loss of memory, ...
... oriented professional medical search engines that contain only ... a new professional medical search engine that will ... most timely and relevant clinical information easily accessible ... the new search engine at Chicago's McCormick Place, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Shock TV Reality Organ Donor Show Goes on Air 2Health News:Shock TV Reality Organ Donor Show Goes on Air 3Health News:New Strains of TB Can Be Used as a Powerful Bioterror Weapon 2Health News:New Strains of TB Can Be Used as a Powerful Bioterror Weapon 3Health News:Stress-Related Health Problems Haunts Sanjay Dutt 2Health News:Activists Urge Greater Medical Support for Gulf War Veterans Exposed to Sarin Gas 2Health News:Activists Urge Greater Medical Support for Gulf War Veterans Exposed to Sarin Gas 3Health News:Activists Urge Greater Medical Support for Gulf War Veterans Exposed to Sarin Gas 4Health News:CMPMedica Adds Oncology Search Engine to SearchMedica.com 2
(Date:7/31/2014)... 31, 2014  Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE ... Singh , Chief Business Officer and Executive Vice President. Mr. ... July 30. "Sorrento is deeply saddened and shocked ... immediate thoughts go to Amar,s family and friends," said ... Mr. Singh joined Sorrento in January 2014 ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... RMD ) today announced results for its fourth ... Revenue for the quarter was $415.2 million, flat compared to ... on a constant currency basis). Net income was $87.7 million, ... June 30, 2013. Diluted earnings per share for the quarter ... quarter ended June 30, 2013.  The results ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 31, 2014 Pharmacyclics, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: ... for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Financial ... 2014 Revenue Total revenue for the quarter ended June ... the quarter ended June 30, 2013 primarily due to IMBRUVICA ... Total revenue for the six months ended June ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Sorrento Announces the Unexpected Death of its Chief Business Officer 2RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 2RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 3RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 4RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 5RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 6RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 7RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 8RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 9RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 10RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 11RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 12RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 13Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 2Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 3Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 4Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 5Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 6Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 7Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 8Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 9Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 10Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 11Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 12Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 13Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 14Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 15Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 16Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 17Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 18Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 19Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 20Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 21Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 22Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 23
... 2011 B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) is part ... the world -- it,s also one of the Best ... and Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI) magazine. One of just 10 ... "must be doing something right." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081022/NYW008LOGO) ...
... and WASHINGTON, June 15, 2011 The National ... CORE ® (Committee on Operating Rules for Information ... activities related to harmonizing electronic data interchange standards and ... NCPDP and CAQH CORE began exploring the potential partnership ...
Cached Medicine Technology:B. Braun Medical Inc. Named Best Company to Work For 2NCPDP and CAQH CORE Partner on Harmonizing Operating Rules and Standards Across Healthcare 2NCPDP and CAQH CORE Partner on Harmonizing Operating Rules and Standards Across Healthcare 3
... Parathyroid hormone (PTH) is synthesized ... secreted in response to decreased extracellular ... enhancing bone resorption and decreasing calcium ... into the circulation, intact PTH is ...
... the adrenal cortex and, to a lesser ... a precursor in testosterone and estrogen synthesis, ... at ~10% that of testosterone [1]. However, ... women, DHEA is an important androgen as ...
... steroid, is one of the most potent ... testosterone is secreted primarily by the testes ... peripheral conversion of androstenedione [2]. In adult ... 50% of serum testosterone is derived from ...
... Thyroxine (T4) is the primary active ... the thyroid gland [1]. T4 is synthesized ... iodide trapping by the follicular cells, (ii) ... substrate leading to formation of 3-monoiodotyrosine and ...
Medicine Products: