Archive for December, 2009

RECALL: H1N1 nasal spray vaccine

CDC Health Update  Distributed via Health Alert Network December 23, 2009, 9:20 EST (9:20 AM EST) CDCHAN-00304-09-12-23-ADV-N MedImmune Monovalent 2009 (H1N1) Influenza Nasal Spray Vaccine — Shortened Shelf Life of Certain Lots   MedImmune announces limited, voluntary, non-safety-related recall of remaining unused product   Summary On December 18 and 21, MedImmune notified CDC and FDA […]

H1N1 Recall, what you need to know

Breaking News: What you need to know about the recalled H1N1 vaccine!   Q. Which vaccine has been recalled? The Sanofi-Pasteur brand of single-dose, pre-filled syringe, preservative free H1N1 vaccine for children 6 months to 3 years of age is the vaccine being recalled. Specifically, there are four batches (“lots”) being recalled.   Q. Why […]

RECALL: Infant Suffocation Deaths Prompt Recall of Amby Baby Motion Beds/Hammocks

News from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, D.C. 20207 For Immediate Release Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 544-9721 December 8, 2009 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 Release #10-FOR CLEARANCE CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Infant Suffocation Deaths Prompt Recall of Amby Baby Motion Beds/Hammocks WASHINGTON, D.C. – The […]

Flu shot update and AAP vax website

What's going around? The U.S. has seen a steady drop in H1N1 infections in the past few weeks. In fact, I have not diagnosed a child with H1N1 in about 10 days. Yippee!!! Of course, the usual germ suspects have made their annual trek into town— viral croup, RSV bronchiolitis, and Strep throat. And oddly, […]