influenza vaccine

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influenza vaccine

[‚in·flü′en·zə vak′sēn]
(immunology)
A vaccine prepared from formaldehyde-attenuated mixtures of strains of influenza virus.
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M2 PHARMA-February 26, 2018-ACIP Votes in Favour of Renewed Recommendation of Flumist Quadrivalent Vaccine in US
So they spray children up and down the country for months with the FluMist in schools, which contains flu strains H3N2 and b/ yamagata (Aussie and Japanese), the Flumist is a live virus.
3,300 vaccinations, provide the vaccine, syringes, biohazard containers, needles and other supplies necessary to administer the immunization, provide flumist as an alternative for employees who are medically qualified and want this alternative, as available, see attached file.
Paediatricians across the Atlantic say they won't recommend the vaccine, known there as FluMist, this winter season.
Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine is sold as FluMist Quadrivalent and is produced by AstraZeneca subsidiary, MedImmune.
So far, only health professionals are allowed to give MedImmune's FluMist, the only flu vaccine sold as a nasal spray.
The vaccine is also available in a FluMist nasal spray.
In February, the FDA approved a quadrivalent version of the FluMist influenza vaccine, the intranasal influenza vaccine manufactured by MedImmune, in people aged 2-49 years.
FluMist (MedImmune Vaccines); Fluvirin (Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics Limited); and Fluzone, Fluzone High-Dose, and Fluzone Intradermal (Sanofi Pasteur).
The FluMist Quadrivalent vaccine from AstraZeneca's MedImmune unit protects against two strains of influenza A and two strains of influenza B, and is approved for people ages 2 to 49.
The quadrivalent vaccine is an intranasal vaccine, similar to FluMist, the trivalent influenza vaccine licensed as a seasonal influenza vaccine for individuals aged from 2 through 49 years.
unit MedImmune and is already on sale for both adults and children in the United States, where it is known as FluMist.