Recommendations for Influenza Vaccine Composition

Southern hemisphere: 2007

It is recommended that vaccines to be used in the 2007 season (southern hemisphere winter) contain the following:

— an A/New Caledonia/20/99(H1N1)-like virus,
— an A/Wisconsin/67/2005(H3N2)-like virus,a
— a B/Malaysia/2506/2004-like virus

a The currently used vaccine viruses are A/Wisconsin/67/2005 and A/Hiroshima/52/2005.

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