Faster vaccination response is needed to curb effects of flu pandemics, study concludes.
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ABSTRACT: Vaccination for the 2009 pandemic did not occur until late in the outbreak, which limited its benefits. Influenza A (H7N9) is causing increasing morbidity and mortality in China, and researchers have modified the A (H5N1) virus to transmit via aerosol, which again heightens concerns about pandemic influenza preparedness.Annals of internal medicine 05/2014; 160(10):684-94. DOI:10.7326/M13-2071 · 16.10 Impact Factor