Navigation Links
1 dose of H1N1 vaccine may provide sufficient protection for infants and children
Date:12/21/2009

CHICAGO -- One dose of vaccine may be effective to protect infants and children and reduce transmission of the H1N1 virus, according to a study in JAMA, published online today because of its public health implications. The study will appear in the January 6 print edition of the journal.

Initial reports of 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection in many countries have largely involved children, especially those attending school. Reports have also indicated high hospitalization rates of children younger than 5 years of age in the current pandemic, according to background information provided by the authors. "The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices also currently recommends that infants and children aged 9 years or younger receive two doses of H1N1 influenza vaccine at least 21 days apart, based on existing experience with seasonal trivalent influenza vaccines in this age group."

Terry Nolan, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., from the University of Melbourne, Australia and colleagues assessed the effectiveness and safety of two doses of a 2009 influenza A(H1N1) vaccine in 370 healthy infants and children ages six-months to less than 9 years living in Australia. The children were randomized into groups that received a two-injection regimen 21 days apart in doses of either 15-micrograms or 30-micrograms of the vaccine.

"Following the first dose of vaccine, antibody titers of 1:40 or greater were observed in 161 of 174 infants and children in the 15-microgram group (92.5 percent) and in 168 of 172 infants and children in the 30 microgram group (97.7 percent)," the authors report. "All participants demonstrated antibody titers of 1:40 or greater after the second vaccine dose," [which means that every child achieved an antibody level considered high enough to protect against the H1N1 virus]. The researchers note that the majority of adverse reactions to the vaccine were mild to moderate in severity. The immune responses to the vaccine were strong
'/>"/>

Contact: Terry Nolan, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
t.nolan@unimelb.edu.au
JAMA and Archives Journals
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Single Shot of H1N1 Vaccine May Be Enough for Kids
2. Scientists Spot Source of Hurdle to AIDS Vaccine
3. Large Recall of Childrens Swine Flu Vaccine
4. Research reveals further progress toward AIDS vaccine
5. Better Vaccine Planning Needed, Committee Finds
6. IOM report on national vaccine plan
7. Centegra Expands H1N1 Vaccines to General Public
8. American adults receiving flu vaccine at about the same rate as in 2008, study finds
9. Nearly 3 Million Doses of H1N1 Vaccine Allocated to Pennsylvania since Start of Vaccination Effort
10. Chicken Pox Vaccine May Also Reduce Risk of Shingles Among Children
11. Ninety Percent of All Vaccine Preventable Deaths Occur in Those 65 and Older According to Highlighted Studies in the December Patient Safety Advisory
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/22/2014)... Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) November 22, 2014 ... Kitchen Innovations are pleased to announce that Ashley ... the Thanksgiving #PayItForward contest. , Ms. Lombardo entered ... from Kitchen Innovations. She wrote of how her friend ... young daughters as a single mom. Despite medical bills ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... November 22, 2014 Sandbridge Capital, ... investments in the consumer brand sector, acquired a ... will be used to help fund BackJoy’s global ... rollout, particularly its proprietary apparel and footwear lines. ... BackJoy’s Board of Directors. , BackJoy is a ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Developers and plugin specialist of ... entitled FCPX 3D Model bringing the impossible to FCPX ... users to add obj files to FCPX enabling 3d Model ... the line between professional and armature, FCPX 3D Model is ... Studios allows Final Cut Pro X users to upload and ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC ... lawsuits have been scheduled between October 2016 and ... of Illinois. U.S. District Judge Matthew F. Kennelly, who ... Management Order (CMO) on November 6, 2014 that outlined ... to submit documents and other activities in preparation for ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A clinical ... anemia has been halted a year early because the ... to manage the disease and reduce the risk of ... conducted at 25 medical centers in the United States ... National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). Researchers ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Forbes Living TV Announces Winner of Thanksgiving #PayItForward Contest 2Health News:Sandbridge Capital Acquires a Minority Stake in BackJoy 2Health News:Sandbridge Capital Acquires a Minority Stake in BackJoy 3Health News:Pixel Film Studios released FCPX 3D Model plugin Exclusively for Final Cut Pro X 2Health News:First Bellwether Trials Scheduled In AndroGel Side-Effects Lawsuits Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 2Health News:First Bellwether Trials Scheduled In AndroGel Side-Effects Lawsuits Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 3Health News:First Bellwether Trials Scheduled In AndroGel Side-Effects Lawsuits Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 4Health News:Sickle Cell Anemia Treatment So Successful in Kids That Trial Is Halted 2
... planning association all worked up. With the fertility rate ... demographers are pressing the need of 2.1 children per ... ,A survey conducted by the Family Planning Association revealed ... indulge in sex for over a month. There was ...
... must before marriage, say an overwhelming 91 percent in an ... cases.// ,The survey, conducted by manoramaonline/yuva, saw 22,578 ... certificate was a must before marriage. Just 2,032 said that ... have just been published. ,According to the Kerala ...
... is only for the white collar tech-savvy urbanites, think again. ... acquired smart// cards to avail themselves of discounts on daily ... 500 disorganised sex workers in Mysore and Mandya districts of ... prompt them to get regular health check ups to keep ...
... and less inclined to follow a career in general practice, ... of Australia.// ,Dr Catherine Joyce, Senior Lecturer in ... and co-author of the study, says places in the general ... of the past six years. ,The study compared ...
... the growing problem of obesity in Australians by looking at ... in the latest edition of The Medical Journal of Australia, ... (GP) about weight management. ,Levels of overweight and ... past two decades. ,Dr Daisy Tan, Advanced ...
... "Lets Stop Aids Org" is currently touring South Africa to ... living with HIV/Aids.// ,Betty Chiu, a member of ... week. She is encouraging other youngsters to follow her example ... 'Lets Stop Aids Org' was established three years ago at ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Majority of Keralites Vote in Favor of HIV Certificate Before Marriage 2Health News:Sex Workers Adopt IT Solutions to Fight AIDS 2
(Date:11/22/2014)...  New data demonstrates that flibanserin, a novel, non-hormonal ... female sexual dysfunction, Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD), does ... premenopausal women when taken at bedtime. The data was ... North America,s (SMSNA) 20th Annual Fall Scientific ... SMSNA accepted this study as a late breaking ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... 2014 Statistics released from a number of ... astronomically during the holidays, beginning with Thanksgiving eve, which ... The data, highlighted in an Infographic ... part of their annual Sober Days for the ... high-risk drinking and increased rates of DUI injuries and ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... N.C. , Nov. 21, 2014 ... system. Undoubtedly, the growing influence of patients in ... for marketing interactions. Now, more than ever, understanding ... patients for medical products is essential. ... Best Practices, LLC, benchmarked companies spent about two-thirds ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Study on Efficacy and Sedation-Related Safety of Flibanserin in Premenopausal Women Released Today at Sexual Medicine Society of North America Meeting 2Study on Efficacy and Sedation-Related Safety of Flibanserin in Premenopausal Women Released Today at Sexual Medicine Society of North America Meeting 3Alarming Stats Show Holiday Drinking an Issue for Many 2New Report Details Importance of Adopting a "Patient Journey" Framework in Marketing 2
... Medical,Innovations, Inc. (Amex: IMA ), a ... management solutions, met yesterday with,Ban Ki-moon, the ... of a,group of senior executives of seventeen ... and diagnostic companies.,Inverness, together with senior officials ...
... Campaign to Spread Awareness and Bring Hope to ... 133 million children,across the globe are without ... civil war, and disease. SOS Children,s Villages-USA (SOS-USA) ... the needs of orphans,worldwide., To view the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Inverness Medical Innovations Participates in Meeting on HIV/AIDS with UN Secretary-General 2Inverness Medical Innovations Participates in Meeting on HIV/AIDS with UN Secretary-General 3Photos: SOS Children's Villages Observes World Orphan Week, October 5-11, 2008 2
Nursing2006 Drug Handbook Entries include Alerts, dosage adjustments for specific populations, I.V. administration, off-label indications, adverse reactions, and more....
... Guide 2005 includes over 1,000 commonly used ... their selection and administration. Organized alphabetically by ... key data featuring common uses and side ... patient education information. A list of the ...
The mission of AHFS DI Essentials (American Hospital Formulary Service) is to provide an evidence-based foundation for safe and effective drug therapy....
Ident-A-Drug gives you quick accurate identification of oral tablets and capsules used in North America....
Medicine Products: