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Australia Considers Delay In H1N1 Vaccine Distribution To Next Winter

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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The Australian government has decided to be cautious in releasing the millions of doses of H1N1 flu vaccine it has ordered from drug maker CSL. The vaccine is currently in clinical trials and reportedly proceeding smoothly through the process. CSL says its vaccine could be ready for distribution by the end of August, but the government could delay distributing from its stockpile until the nation's next winter season. The government already has ruled out early distribution to the elderly, patients with chronic illnesses and others considered vulnerable. (Click here for more

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