UK children recruited for H1N1 vaccine trials

Pharmafocus

Friday , October 02, 2009

The UK has commenced a two-week swine flu vaccine trial, a month ahead of its planned programme to vaccinate 11 million people in the country.

Doctors at five sites in England will compare vaccines from two manufacturers to see which vaccine works best and has the fewest side-effects.

One thousand children aged six months to 12 years are expected to be recruited onto the trials in Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Exeter and London.

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