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:11/24/2014)... The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation ... Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma from March 2nd through March ... will take place on the campus of the National ... community dinner and an awards ceremony, will be held ... a range of topics about pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma, ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... 2014 A new sports massage ... pain-relief service and massage therapy provider, announced it ... This newest sports massage is a ... between traditional sports massage and ESM is that ... very own "reset button,” and ESM can increase ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... SWAccessControl.com has recently released a new ... fact, the company is a leading online supplier in the ... are available at discounted prices, up to 30% off. , ... locks. This time, all of our items are offered at ... abroad, so I have confidence in our fresh assortment. You ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... Longmont, CO, and Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 24, ... a provider of care coordination and disease management ... organizations, has chosen to implement Essette’s Medical Management ... powerful new Essette SaaS platform in a program ... latest Essette suite includes Population Health Management, Care ...
(Date:11/23/2014)... (PRWEB) November 24, 2014 The ... H2, 2014" provides data on the Aspergillosis clinical ... data relating to the clinical trials on Aspergillosis. ... and their recruitment status as per the site ... offers a preliminary coverage of disease clinical trials ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:2015 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma Will Take Place at the National Institutes of Health Campus 2Health News:2015 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma Will Take Place at the National Institutes of Health Campus 3Health News:Sports Massage in London by Massaggi Presents New Technique to Reset Muscles, Rapidly Eliminate Pain 2Health News:Sports Massage in London by Massaggi Presents New Technique to Reset Muscles, Rapidly Eliminate Pain 3Health News:SWAccessControl.com Is Happy To Release New Range Of Magnetic Locks 2Health News:ReAdmission Solutions, LLC Selects Essette 2Health News:Aspergillosis Pipeline and Clinical Trials Market (Compnies and Drugs) Review H2 2014 Report at ReportsnReports.com 2Health News:Aspergillosis Pipeline and Clinical Trials Market (Compnies and Drugs) Review H2 2014 Report at ReportsnReports.com 3Health News:Aspergillosis Pipeline and Clinical Trials Market (Compnies and Drugs) Review H2 2014 Report at ReportsnReports.com 4
... news again. The Queensland (Australia) government has decided //to toughen ... be prohibited in cars carrying children. This comes in the ... five years of age, dies every 18 days, when exposed ... unveiling the Health of Queenslanders Report, 2006, made these comments. ...
... Washington University School of Medicine have found out that successful ... dependence in many smokers. This study published in the December ... to look at smoking relapse among people who were "forced" ... has found that close to half of 154 smokers who ...
... be prepared to face any kind of unforeseen pandemic, the ... a centre for disease control.// The officials, plan to form ... for Disease Control, situated in Atlanta, U.S. ,Canadian ... government of Ontario, intends to initiate proceedings to frame legislation, ...
... Center, has singled out tumor specific alterations in cellular ... This drug is administered to patients suffering from multiple ... cancer cells that might improve chances of patients ... help physicians to frame tailor treatment to patients with ...
... that ,limiting calorie intake may actually help increase life ... improve the functioning of important defensive cells in the ... akin to human beings in their immune response mechanisms. ... could augment the human immune mechanism as well, opined ...
... an Indian American scientist, has held out a hope ... several diseases including cancer, HIV/AIDS and malaria. // ... would work against several diseases like cancer malaria and ... and Drug Administration (FDA) and are studying how to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Lung Cancer Surgeries Doesn’t Help Breaking Nicotine Dependence in Smoker 2Health News:Lung Cancer Surgeries Doesn’t Help Breaking Nicotine Dependence in Smoker 3Health News:Tailor-made Cancer Treatment for Multiple Myeloma Patients Offered by Mayo Clinic 2Health News:Indian American Scientist at Work on Multi-targeted Drug 2
(Date:11/22/2014)... DENVER , Nov. 21, 2014 Statistics ... drinking and drunk driving increase astronomically during the holidays, ... Wednesday" in many cities. The data, ... Alcohol Monitoring Systems as part of their annual ... paints a picture of high-risk drinking and increased ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... BETHLEHEM, Pa. , Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... drug eluting devices, has developed and manufactured a ... Institute (LPRI), the Research and Development arm of ... Vice President of Project Management at Particle Sciences, ... Particle Sciences utilizing our material sciences and modeling ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... , Nov. 21, 2014 Many power ... the growing influence of patients in the biopharmaceutical ... interactions. Now, more than ever, understanding how to ... medical products is essential. According ... LLC, benchmarked companies spent about two-thirds of their ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Alarming Stats Show Holiday Drinking an Issue for Many 2Particle Sciences' Clinical Trial Supplies Group Manufactures Innovative Vaginal Ring 2New Report Details Importance of Adopting a "Patient Journey" Framework in Marketing 2
... Study Ingredient,s, Impact on North Americans, NEW ... of,Japan today announced that it has selected world-renowned Cardiologist ... KGK Synergize Inc.,to launch a new clinical trial to ... lipid management and the reduction of cardiovascular,risk factors in ...
... a 52-week phase 3,study (LEADTM 3) of Novo ... GLP-1 analog, were published online today in The ... produces statistically,significant and sustained improvements in blood sugar ... compared with glimepiride, a widely used,oral anti-diabetic drug. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Leading Cardiologist Joins Ontario Research Firm to Conduct New Clinical Trial on the Effect of Pantethine on Cholesterol Levels 2Leading Cardiologist Joins Ontario Research Firm to Conduct New Clinical Trial on the Effect of Pantethine on Cholesterol Levels 3Data from One-Year Liraglutide Phase 3 Study Published Online in The Lancet 2Data from One-Year Liraglutide Phase 3 Study Published Online in The Lancet 3
... number is a new product ... Cornings product number. If showing ... under the old Sigma-Aldrich number ... for assistance. Color: ...
... opening spermit performing of plugs and allow precise ... easy identification and sorting. Colored graduations are enameled ... pipet is calibrated "To Deliver" its total capacity ... Dim: O.D. L 8 350 mm ...
Corning 7077B L 215 mm volume 5.0 0.1 mL...
... 0.5mL PYREX glass pipets are ... blow-out and offer long, slender, ... go faster and easier. All ... fire polished tips for burr-free, ...
Medicine Products: