Influenza

Recommendations for Influenza Vaccine Composition


Southern hemisphere: 2006

It is recommended that vaccines to be used in the 2006 season (southern hemisphere winter) contain the following:

— an A/New Caledonia/20/99(H1N1)-like virus;
— an A/California/7/2004(H3N2)-like virusa;
— a B/Malaysia/2506/2004-like virus

a The currently used vaccine virus is A/New York/55/2004

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