The American Nurses Association (ANA) provides the following information received from the FDA and HHS:
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday, September 15, that it has approved four vaccines against the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus. The vaccines will be distributed nationally after the initial lots become available, which is expected within the next four weeks.
For complete press release go to: FDA Press Release (9/15/09). Also see Statement by Director of National Institue to Alergy and Infectons Diseases (NIAID), Regarding Early Results from Clinical Trials of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccines in Healthy Adults. NIAID Statement (9/11/09) -
For additional H1N1 information, go to 2009 H1N1 - Information For Nurses