Monday, June 22, 2009

China has succeeded in producing the first batch of H1N1 Influenza vaccine


According to China Central Television reported that China has successfully produced the first batch of
H1N1 influenza
vaccine.

The report said that the company officially announced the biological Westlands has successfully produced the first batch of H1N1 Influenza A domestic vaccine, expected in July to conduct clinical trials.

It has been reported that the adoption of the vaccine after the pre-clinical experiments, but also a further 40-50 days to conduct clinical trials, so the real use of vaccines, but also the need two months time.

According to expert explaination, H1N1 influenza vaccines and seasonal influenza vaccine can not be vaccinated at the same time.

Up to now, China has reported a total of 414 confirmed cases of influenza A H1N1.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

WHO Raised the Swine Flu Pandemic Alert to Level 6

As the death toll climbs, the World Health Organization is set to declare a swine flu pandemic, a move that could prompt fast-track production of preventive vaccines.

The declaration of a global epidemic was expected Thursday as WHO officials huddled in an emergency session in Geneva in the wake of 141 swine flu deaths worldwide.

Reference Books

Reference Books
Swine Flu Survival Guide

Swine Flu Dangers - What You Need To Know