Tag: H1N1


Jun

15

2010

Reports accuse WHO of exaggerating H1N1 threat, possible ties to drug makers

Thousands of people lined up to get the H1N1 vaccine at clinics in Fairfax and the District. European criticism of the World Health Organization’s handling of the H1N1 pandemic intensified Friday with the release of two reports that accused the agency of exaggerating the threat posed by the virus and failing to disclose possible influence by the pharmaceutical industry on its recommendations for how countries...

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Feb

09

2010

Companies reap the swine flu windfall

Julie Steenhuysen – Analysis Fri Oct 23, 2009 12:43pm EDT CHICAGO (Reuters) – Healthcare companies are reaping the benefits of a global swine flu pandemic, brightening what might otherwise have been a dismal third quarter and bringing new focus on the market for vaccines. Large European pharmaceutical companies are reporting windfall sales from flu drugs and H1N1 vaccines. Small biotechs are winning fresh attention from...

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Feb

09

2010

Non-Safety-Related Voluntary Recall of Certain Lots of Sanofi Pasteur H1N1 Pediatric Vaccine

Non-Safety-Related Voluntary Recall of Certain Lots of Sanofi Pasteur H1N1 Pediatric (0.25 mL, for 6-35 month olds) Vaccine in Pre-Filled Syringes Questions & Answers December 15, 2009, 9:00 AM ET Why are some lots of pediatric H1N1 vaccine manufactured by Sanofi Pasteur in pre-filled syringes being recalled from the market? As part of its quality assurance program, the manufacturer, Sanofi Pasteur, performs routine, ongoing stability...

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Feb

09

2010

H1N1 Swine Flu Less Severe Than Feared

Swine Flu No More Deadly Than Seasonal Flu, but Victims Much Younger By Daniel J. DeNoon WebMD Health News Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD Dec. 7, 2009 – H1N1 swine flu won’t be as severe as was feared, but the pandemic is nothing to sneeze at, new predictions suggest. When the fall/winter wave of H1N1 swine flu is over, it will have been no more...

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