MedImmune To Present Four Flu Abstracts At The Influenza Vaccines For The World Conference
GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MedImmune, the global biologics arm of AstraZeneca, announced today it will present four abstracts at the Influenza Vaccines for the World (IVW) International Conference at the Palacio de Congresos de Valencia, Valencia, Spain, October 9-12, 2012. These abstracts advance the body of existing data and knowledge surrounding influenza vaccination, highlighting MedImmune's continued leadership in helping to improve patient health.
MedImmune abstracts to be presented at IVW regarding influenza include:
Impact of intranasal live attenuated influenza vaccine on
societal and economic burden of influenza in European/Israeli
children 2-17 years of age. Ambrose C.S., et al. Oral Presentation:
October 10, 2012, Time: 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM, Session 3:
Influenza Burden & Pandemic Session
Does intranasal live attenuated influenza vaccine reduce
all-cause acute otitis media in children? Heikkinen T, et al. Oral
Presentation: October 11, 2012, Time: 2:40 PM – 3:00 PM,
Session 7: Implementation, Safety & Immunogenicity
Do Influenza Illness Symptoms Differ Among Vaccinated and
Unvaccinated Children? Ambrose C.S., et al. Poster Session, October
9, 2012, Poster 101
A Postlicensure Evaluation of the Safety of Intranasal Live
Attenuated Influenza Vaccine in Children 2 to 17 Years of Age.
Ambrose C.S., et al. Poster Session, October 9, 2012, Poster
Additional information about the 2012 IVW conference can be found at http://www.meetingsmanagement.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=6&Itemid=7
MedImmune, the global biologics arm of AstraZeneca PLC, has approximately 3,500 employees worldwide and is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland. For more information, visit MedImmune's website at www.medimmune.com.
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Posted: October 2012