Replying to Human Swine Influenza Outbreak Investigation - Symptoms
Posted 15 December 2009 - 10:50 AM
Kids' swine flu shots recalled; not strong enough
By Mike Stobbe
The Associated Press
Updated: 12/15/2009 12:23:11 PM MST
Atlanta » Hundreds of thousands of swine flu shots for children have been recalled because tests indicate the vaccine doses lost some strength, government health officials said Tuesday.
The shots, made by Sanofi Pasteur, were distributed across the country last month and most have already been used, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The 800,000 pre-filled syringes that were recalled are for young children, ages 6 months to nearly 3 years.
Anne Schuchat, a CDC flu expert, stressed that parents don't need to do anything or to worry if their child got one - or even two - of the recalled shots. The vaccine...
Posted 04 November 2009 - 04:13 PM
There are no adjuvants (such as squalene) in either the 2009 H1N1 or seasonal flu shot used in the United States.
Posted 04 November 2009 - 04:04 PM
So what are the risks of the swine flu vaccines?
“There can be no argument that unnecessary mass injection of millions of children with a vaccine containing an adjuvant known to cause a host of debilitating autoimmune diseases is a reckless, dangerous plan,” explained Dr. Joseph Mercola, a health activist, author and strong critic of the swine flu immunization program. He proceeds to provide evidence justifying his concerns.
The adjuvant Mercola is referring to is based on an oil known as squalene. It is used to reduce the amount of viral antigen required in vaccines, which allows companies to produce more vaccines for less money at a faster rate.
But according to countless medical professionals and...
Posted 23 October 2009 - 12:09 PM
The American Lung Association will keep you up to date with the latest information and news throughout the influenza season. Then, Schedule a Flu Clinic Reminder for your flu shot, using our Reminder tool.
Tell your friends how to find a flu clinic
Posted 23 October 2009 - 12:03 PM
1701 McCormick Drive
Largo, Maryland 20774
Tel: (301) 883-7879
Fax: (301) 883-7896
TTY/STS: Dial 711
Posted 23 October 2009 - 11:59 AM
Wednesday, October 28 from 4 to 8 p.m.
Northwood High School
919 University Boulevard West
Northwest High School
13501 Richter Farm Road
Rockville High School
2100 Baltimore Road
Posted 23 October 2009 - 11:56 AM
They have NO injectable H1N1 flu vaccine (shots) at this time.
Those in target groups who CANNOT receive nasal spray should continue checking this site for information on clinics for injectable vaccine. While we have ordered injectable and nasal spray vaccine, we have not received any additional supplies at this time.
Posted 23 October 2009 - 11:52 AM
Food and Drug Administration and Federal Trade Commission
Warn Public of Fraudulent 2009 H1N1 Influenza Products
Offending web sites and illegal activity targeted for action
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission are alerting the
public to be wary of Internet sites and other promotions for products that claim to diagnose,
prevent, mitigate, treat or cure the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus. The agencies are also advising
operators of offending web sites that they must take prompt action to correct and/or remove
Posted 23 October 2009 - 11:42 AM
Click on the link above for Vaccine Clinics for Youth and Pregnant Women
Have your children watch this video.
H1N1 Rap by Dr. Clarke
Posted 23 October 2009 - 11:39 AM
The percentage of deaths for 2009 H1N1 flu in the United States varies by age group. From August 30, 2009 through October 10, 2009, states reported 292 laboratory-confirmed 2009 H1N1 deaths to CDC. The percentage of 2009 H1N1 related deaths that occurred among people 0 years to 4 years was 3%; among those 5 years to 18 years was 14%; among people 19 to 24 years was 7%; among people 25 to 49 years was 33%; among people 50-64 years was 32%; and among people 65 years and older was 12%. For a graphical representation of this data, please see the chart below.