FluMist

FluMist is a nasal spray influenza vaccine manufactured by MedImmune, Inc. that was first introduced in 2003. It was the first and (as of 2007) the only live attenuated vaccine for influenza available outside of Europe. It is also called live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV). In September 2009 a LAIV intranasal vaccine for the novel H1N1 influenza virus was approved. In 2011, the vaccine was approved by the European Medicines Agency for use in the European Union under the name Fluenz.


Read more about FluMist:  Groups For Whom FluMist Is Recommended, Groups For Whom FluMist Is Not Recommended, Testing Pandemic FluMist Variants, History

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Fluenz - Groups For Whom FluMist Is Not Recommended
... components It is possible for individuals vaccinated with FluMist to spread the virus to others for up to 21 days after vaccination ... For this reason it is recommended that those vaccinated with FluMist avoid close contact with individuals with weak immune systems during that time ...
Fluenz - Testing Pandemic FluMist Variants
... FluMist is designed to be quickly modifiable to present the surface antigens of seasonal flu ... Modifying FluMist to serve as a specific human H5N1 vaccine is among the measures studied ... NIH NIAID reported that inoculation with a FluMist vaccine modified to present the surface antigens of certain H5N1 variants provided broad protection against other H5N1 ...
Med Immune
... which accounted for US$ 1.06 billion of its US$ 1.2 billion in revenue for 2005, and FluMist, a nasal spray influenza vaccine introduced in 2004 ... MedImmune acquired FluMist when it purchased Aviron in 2002 for US$ 1.5 billion ... FluMist sales totaled US$ 104 million in 2008, US$ 54.8 million in 2007, and US$ 36.4 million in 2006 ...
Fluenz - History
... FluMist was originally developed by Hunein "John" Maassab, Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health in Ann Arbor ... purchased Aviron in 2002, and the FDA approved FluMist in June 2003 ... FluMist was first made available in September 2003 ...
FluMist - History
... FluMist was originally developed by Hunein "John" Maassab, Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health in Ann Arbor, Michigan and later by Aviron, in ... Aviron in 2002, and the FDA approved FluMist in June 2003 ... FluMist was first made available in September 2003 ...