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Japan Mulls Importing Enough H1N1 Vaccine To Treat 20 Million

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Japan might import enough H1N1 vaccines to treat as many as 20 million people in advance of epidemics that could break out in the fall or winter. The Health Ministry is trying to work out the proper number of doses, fearing it could need enough for 53 million if the government is to cover most elderly people. The ministry expects to make its decision by the end of July on how many of the elderly are to be given priority for vaccinations. (Click here for more



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