FDA approves expanded label for FluMist (influenza virus vaccine live, intranasal) to include childr
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the expanded use of FluMist
(influenza virus vaccine live, intranasal) in children two to five years of age. FluMist
is now approved for active immunization for the prevention of disease caused by influenza A and B viruses in individuals two...
Influenza Vaccine FluMist To Be Approved In Younger Children As Well
MedImmune, the company that has successfully sold flu vaccines to healthy adults in the age range of 5 to 49 is now poised on the edge of another victory . The U.S Food and Drug Administration is now about to approve the sale of FluMist
targeting children younger than 5 years.
U.S. Expects 160 Million Doses of Swine Flu Vaccine by October
...er news, as well. Maryland-based Medimmune Inc. told U.S. officials on Thursday that it expects to have 14 million doses of a swine flu version of its flumist
nasal spray vaccine ready to distribute across the U.S. by October, and would have even more available if it could get the vaccine into its spray devi...
NACCHO to Support Influenza Vaccination Efforts With Donation of Up to One Million Doses of FluMist(R)
is a live attenuated influenza virus vaccine indic...pes A and type B contained in the vaccine.
is contraindicated in individuals with history of ...
Longs Drug Announces Immunization Program for the 2008/2009 Flu Season
...he flu vaccine.
The web-site and call center will have the most up to date information
about the clinics as well as the Longs Drugs locations offering flumist
individual flu vaccinations throughout the flu season.
-- FluMist, a nasal mist flu vaccine, will also be available to
eligible patients at sele...
Efficacy of FluMist(R) in Children Highlighted at Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting
...hese data add to the growing body of evidence that flumist
good protection against influenza for child...otect children against this
is different from the flu shot in that it uses liv... response
to an influenza infection.
Efficacy of flumist
Among Previously Unvaccinated Children
In a stud...
CDC Vaccine Committee Recommends More Shots for Children
...irus can be spread to others
through the side effects noted by the manufacturer, runny nose and nasal
congestion. FluMist's package insert states that flumist
avoid close contact with immunocompromised individuals for at least 21
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MedImmune Prepared to Support Implementation of Expanded ACIP Recommendations for Influenza Vaccinations
... "We also believe that positive experiences using flumist
school-based programs point to the importance -...he nasal spray vaccine to the U.S. market in
has been increasingly utilized in schools, public ...ents and health care providers may appreciate that flumist
differently than the flu shot in that it use...
Schedules Revised for Flu, Meningitis Vaccines
... Goal is to make it easier for parents to protect their children, CDC says
FRIDAY, Jan. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Expanded use of the flumist
vaccine for children and revised meningococcal vaccination guidelines for teens are part of new immunization recommendations released Friday.
U.S. Advisers OK Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine for Young Children
should help kids intimidated by needles, experts s...cine advisers recommended Wednesday.
is only recommended for healthy people ages 5 to 4...unger than 5, but the advisers said Wednesday that flumist
should prove useful for children ages 2 to 4 who m...
FluMist in Medical Technology
FluMist in Biological News
Flu shot effective against drifted influenza, nasal spray vaccine less so
...ed in children during a major drift year. However, flumist
had not previously been studied head-to-head again...rculating and one type A.
"On the other hand, flumist
was 48 percent effective. These results may only a...udy.
The live attenuated vaccine marketed as flumist
was developed at the University of Michigan by Hun...
FluMist in Biological Technology
FluMist(R) Begins Shipping for 2009-2010 Influenza Season
... better prepared for the flu season ahead."
is available in every state through the federally ...rovides vaccines at no cost to eligible children. flumist
is also covered by approximately 95 percent of pri...s which offer immunization benefits.
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Novavax Announces Appointment of John J. Trizzino as Senior Vice President, International and Government Alliances
...ate experience with the last 12 years focused on the vaccine and biotech market. He has managed a number of important flu vaccine products, including flumist
and Fluviral (Flulaval by GSK), created profitable global marketing partnerships, and worked closely with public and private partners including the U....
HHS Awards MedImmune Contract to Manufacture Live Attenuated Nasal Spray Vaccine for Novel Influenza A (H1N1)
...ulatory approval can be obtained.
(R) on Track to Begin Shipping in August
M...of fall vaccination clinics.
About Seasonal flumist
FluMist(R) (Influenza Virus Vaccine Live, Intr...btypes A and type B contained in the vaccine.
is contraindicated in individuals with history of ...
DelSite Nasal Powder Technology Could Reduce Recently Reported Waste in Federal Vaccine Program
...ted storage and a just revised FDA label that now
allows use in children under five. Last Friday, AstraZeneca announced plans
to file for approval for flumist
in Europe and to accelerate its launch in
the rest of the world.
Compared to FluMist, which is made of a live vaccine antigen in a
Vical Names Andrew de Guttadauro Vice President, Corporate Development
...t approved for use in the United States.
Before joining Biogen Idec, he spent the prior year at MedImmune, where he
directed marketing efforts for the flumist
inhaled influenza vaccine. Mr.
de Guttadauro served in various marketing positions of increasing
responsibility at Amgen Inc. over a six-year period, ...