Description and Brand Names

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Descriptions


Influenza virus vaccine, H5N1 is used to prevent an infection caused by the H5N1 influenza virus subtype. The vaccine works by causing your body to produce its own protection (antibodies) against the disease . It is also known as avian influenza vaccine or avian flu shot.

This vaccine is only available from public health officials, and will be used to prevent a major outbreak of avian flu .

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Suspension