Global Alert and Response (GAR)

Vaccines for pandemic (H1N1) 2009

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Institut Pasteur

Influenza vaccines are one of the most effective ways to protect people from contracting illness during influenza epidemics and pandemics.

The pandemic influenza is a new virus, and virtually everyone is susceptible to infection from it. These vaccines will boost immunity against the new influenza, and help ensure public health as the pandemic evolves.

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