M2 PHARMA-February 26, 2018-ACIP Votes in Favour of Renewed Recommendation of Flumist Quadrivalent
Vaccine in US
From the clinical evidence available to GP practices and community pharmacists from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) and the Green book since October it is clear that people aged 18 to 64 and at risk should get the quadrivalent
vaccine which provides protection against 2 strains of influenza A and 2 strains of influenza B for the 2018 to 2019 winter season.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 15, 2018-GSK awarded US FDA approval for expanded indication for FLUARIX QUADRIVALENT
(Influenza Vaccine) for persons six months and older
Question: "Are you giving the quadrivalent
Flu vaccine this season?
, cell culture-based, and adjuvanted vaccines) during pregnancy in general.
7 -- Growth in US flu vaccine market can be attributed to factors such as increased disease awareness, expanded recommendations by governmental and advisory bodies to be vaccinated against flu vaccine and introduction of quadrivalent
The inactivated influenza vaccine is more effective than the quadrivalent
live attenuated vaccine, according to a study conducted by the Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Network.
MADRID -- An intramuscular inactivated quadrivalent
influenza vaccine reduced the risk of laboratory-confirmed influenza by up to 69% in previously unvaccinated children aged 6-35 months in a large randomized trial, Stephanie Pepin, MD, reported at the annual meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases.
In October 2016, Protein Sciences received approval from the FDA for the quadrivalent
version of Flublok vaccine (Flublok Quadrivalent
vaccine), indicated for adults 18 years and older.
In collaboration with the Department of Education and the Department of the Interior and Local Government, over 180 students of Addition Hills Integrated School were vaccinated with the quadrivalent
HPV with the consent of their parents.
Sanofi said it has begun distributing initial shipments of its Fluzone vaccine portfolio, and widespread shipment of Fluzone Quadrivalent
, Fluzone High-Dose and Fluzone Intradermal Quadrivalent
to health providers, pharmacies and other immunizers is slated for early August.
In addition to these strains, WHO recommended that quadrivalent
vaccines also contain B/Phuket/3073/2013-like virus.