This issue carries the Centers for Disease Control recommendations on use of influenza vaccine; see pp. 461-463 (1). Since that statement was sent to press, the Centers have issued a supplementary statement (2) advising against use of a 1.0-mL dose of vaccine produced in 1980:
The antigen content of influenza virus vaccine for the 1981-82 season was recently increased from 7 µg to 15 µg of hemagglutinin of each of the component strains—A/Brazil/78 (H1N1), A/Bangkok/79 (H3N2), B/Singapore/79—per 0.5-ml dose (1). Most of the data on local and systemic reactions and antibody response accumulated for the extensive clinical studies of 1976
Warning on Use of 1980 Influenza Vaccine. Ann Intern Med. ;95:512. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-95-4-512
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;95(4):512.
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