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  • Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine


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  • Safer yellow fever vaccine is currently in clinical studies: Xcellerex Gardasil prevents cervical, vaginal cancers in women of 27-45 age group too: Merck H1N1 swine flu nasal spray vaccine (LAIV) recalled in US by AstraZeneca's MedImmune

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  • Genentech recalls psoriasis drug Raptiva on concerns of fatal brain infection Tovaxin keeps multiple scelorosis patients relapse-free, says Opexa Rituximab (Rituxan) plus methotrexate combo denied approval for rheumatoid arthritis treatment High-dose flu vaccine Fluzone for elderly approved by US FDA: Sanofi Pasteur H1N1 swine flu nasal spray vaccine (LAIV) recalled in US by AstraZeneca's MedImmune

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  • Live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV), however, is only cost effective through November.

    Healthcare Economist

  • Moreover, Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV) is expected to be more effective in inducing local and cellular immunity and as such may be more efficacious in eliciting protection.


  • Nobilon, the human vaccine business unit of Schering-Plough Corporation has announced that it has reached an important milestone with the initiation of its first-in-human clinical development program for SCH 900795, a new intranasal Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV) for annual seasonal use.


  • The LAIV differs from most existing influenza vaccines, because it has been designed to offer (1) single-dose intranasal delivery, (2) advanced cell culture manufacturing technology and (3) potential earlier and broader protection against infection by influenza viruses.


  • Context Since 2004, increasing numbers of military personnel have been immunized with the intranasal live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) while most others received the trivalent inactivated vaccine (TIV).

    JAMA current issue

  • In this annually immunized population, this effect was less apparent in those vaccinated with LAIV.

    JAMA current issue

  • Vaccination with TIV was associated with fewer medical encounters related to pneumonia and influenza compared with LAIV or no immunization.

    JAMA current issue

  • The agency has said only that jurisdictions began placing orders Wednesday, the first shipments are expected to arrive Tuesday at vaccination sites and that roughly 3 million doses of LAIV, or FluMist, are available to order.

    Front Page - The Washington Times


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