Influenza Vaccine - H5N1

H5N1
  • Influenza A virus
    • subtype H5N1
  • Genetic structure
  • Infection
  • Human mortality
  • Global spread
    • in 2004
    • in 2005
    • in 2006
    • in 2007
  • Social impact
  • Pandemic
  • Vaccine

Vaccines have been formulated against several of the avian H5N1 influenza varieties. Vaccination of poultry against the ongoing H5N1 epizootic is widespread in certain countries. Some vaccines also exist for use in humans, and others are in testing, but none have been made available to civilian populations, nor produced in quantities sufficient to protect more than a tiny fraction of the Earth's population in the event of an H5N1 pandemic.

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