Cell-based influenza vaccines: progress to date.

  title={Cell-based influenza vaccines: progress to date.},
  author={Jennifer M. Audsley and Gregory A Tannock},
  volume={68 11},
Human vaccines against influenza have been available for almost 60 years and, until recently, were prepared almost entirely from viruses grown in the allantoic cavity of 9- to 11-day-old embryonated chicken eggs. Manufacture involving eggs is not sufficiently flexible to allow vaccine supplies to be rapidly expanded, especially in the face of an impending pandemic. Other problems may arise from the infections of progenitor flocks that adversely affect egg supplies, and from the manufacturing… CONTINUE READING


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