Global production of seasonal and pandemic (H1N1) influenza vaccines in 2009-2010 and comparison with previous estimates and global action plan targets.

Immunization against influenza is considered among the most important interventions in reducing the public health impact of seasonal epidemic and pandemic influenza infections. However, there are marked differences across countries with regards to production, supply and access to influenza vaccines. A global action plan (GAP) to increase supply of pandemic… (More)