Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 23rd, 2000
The Type A Sydney virus has been the most common in the last three flu seasons, but the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found increasing occurrences of New Caledonia and Panama viruses and has recommended them to be included in this year's vaccine.
The decision on vaccines must be made months before the flu season to prepare enough supply, said Dr. Timothy Uyeki, an epidemiologist at the CDC's National Center for Infectious Diseases.
The CDC now says that everyone 50 and...
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