Expert Advisory Groups on Human H5N1 Vaccines : Scientific 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 scientific questions over whether, and how well and safely, a vaccine prepared against the current H5N1 antigens will work against an H5-based pandemic. The second 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.