WHO Guidelines on the Use of Vaccines and Antivirals during Influenza Pandemics

Department of Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response

Publication details

Number of pages: 51
Publication date: 2004
Languages: English, Spanish
WHO reference number: WHO/CDS/CSR/RMD/2004.8



This document provides guidance to health policy-makers and national authorities on planning principles and options for the prioritization of vaccine and antiviral use during an influenza pandemic. It includes recommendations on actions that can improve future supply for the many countries that currently have no national vaccine or antiviral production.