Expert Advisory Groups on Human H5N1 Vaccines: Public Health and Operational Questions

Technical report

This technical report is one of two parallel reports relating to influenza A(H5N1), or so called ‘pre-pandemic’ vaccination. This report addresses Public health and operational questions concerning when such vaccines might be used, including the specific triggers, and for which groups in the population. The second report addresses scientific questions over whether, and how well and safely, a vaccine prepared against the current H5N1 antigens will work against an H5-based pandemic.

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