FDA Issues Updates for Health Professionals on Vaccines and Antiviral Medications for H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu)

October 8 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued its most recent updates for health professionals concerning the ongoing outbreak of novel 2009 H1N1 influenza A, commonly called "swine flu." The updates provide the latest information on H1N1 vaccines and antiviral medications. 

The document includes a chart comparing available types of H1N1 vaccine, a list of vaccine priority groups, a chart of recommended oseltamivir (Tamiflu) dosages for pediatric patients, contact information for the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, and links to useful web sites.

FDA Updates on H1N1 influenza for Health Professionals



Food and Drug Administration. FDA 2009 H1N1 (Swine) Flu Page.