What does the H1N1 vaccine contain?

What does the H1N1 vaccine contain?

A single 0.5 mL dose of Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine contains sodium chloride (4.1 mg), monobasic sodium phosphate (80 mcg), dibasic sodium phosphate (300 mcg), monobasic potassium phosphate (20 mcg), potassium chloride (20 mcg), and calcium chloride (1.5 mcg).

What are the side effects of the H1N1 vaccine?

COMMON side effects

  • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane.
  • itching.
  • muscle pain.
  • low energy.
  • chills.
  • headache.
  • bruising.
  • reactions at the site of the injection.

What type of vaccine is the H1N1 vaccine?

A separate seasonal influenza vaccine was needed for the 2009/2010 influenza season because it was too late to incorporate the new strain into the regular influenza vaccine already in production. Now H1N1 is a component of the trivalent and quadrivalent influenza vaccines.

Is H1N1 vaccine a live virus?

The 2009 swine flu pandemic vaccines were influenza vaccines developed to protect against the pandemic H1N1/09 virus. These vaccines either contained inactivated (killed) influenza virus, or weakened live virus that could not cause influenza.

Who invented vaccine for H1N1?

1940s. 1940s: Thomas Francis, Jr., MD and Jonas Salk, MD serve as lead researchers at the University of Michigan to develop the first inactivated flu vaccine with support from the U.S. Army. Their vaccine uses fertilized chicken eggs in a method that is still used to produce most flu vaccines today.

Can you still get H1N1 after being vaccinated?

However, vaccination of a person with some existing immunity to the 2009 H1N1 virus will not be harmful.

Is the H1N1 vaccine a live virus?

Is there a vaccine for H1N1 swine flu?

Is There a Vaccine for Swine Flu? The same flu vaccine that protects against seasonal flu also protects against the H1N1 swine flu strain. You can get it as a shot or as a nasal spray. Either way, it “teaches” your immune system to attack the real virus.

How did the swine flu start?

Swine influenza: A highly contagious disease caused by a strain of the influenza type A virus called H1N1. Swine flu used to only affect pigs, or, rarely, people who spent a lot of time around pigs. In 2009 a strain began to spread from person to person.

How many died from swine flu 1976?

1976 swine flu outbreak

1976 H1N1 swine influenza outbreak
First outbreak Fort Dix, New Jersey
Date 1976
Hospitalized cases 13
Deaths 1

How long does the H1N1 vaccine stay in your body?

Individuals who get the flu vaccine lose their immunity to the H1N1 influenza virus in about two years, according to a new analysis.

What country did swine flu come from?

Veracruz, Mexico: The origin of the 2009 swine flu outbreak. Health workers traced the virus to a pig farm in this southeastern Mexican state. A young boy who lived nearby was among the first people to contract the swine flu.