According to pivotal Phase 3 research published in the February 15, 2007 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine, children under 5 years of age immunized with FluMist (Influenza Virus Vaccine Live, Intranasal) reported 55 percent fewer cases of influenza compared to children who received the flu shot. In the study, FluMist also demonstrated protection against influenza strains that were both matched and mismatched to the vaccine. The study of 8,475 children, 6 months to 59 months of age, was conducted at 249 sites across the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East by MedImmune, Inc. (NASDAQ:MEDI).
"With only one influenza vaccine currently approved for use...
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