Faster-growing flu vaccine could speed production

时间:2019-03-01 06:01:02166网络整理admin

AS THE world awaits the next wave of the swine flu pandemic, delays plague vaccine production. Now new, faster-growing strains of the vaccine virus could speed up the process. The first batches of pandemic vaccine were made in early August. After testing is completed, the rate of vaccination will depend on how fast the vaccine virus can be grown in chicken eggs. So far even the best strains have grown disappointingly slowly, at half the rate of ordinary flu vaccine strains. The US admitted late last week that it will have only 45 million doses of vaccine by mid-October,