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The United States Department of Health and Human Services has offered a contract to Novamax, Inc. for development of vaccines for the flu virus.
While some may think it is too late to receive a vaccination, that is definitely not the case, according to health experts.
The Supreme Court has offered protection for vaccine companies from lawsuits in rare cases of injury caused by vaccines.
Without completely turning their backs, however, the court ruled to compensate individuals but will protect any lawsuit based on these issues.
Many scientists have been searching for ways to decrease production time of formulating and mass-producing various vaccines.
Experts released a figure explaining the flu has accounted for nearly 10 percent of adult deaths, officially placing the flu season this year at what could be classified as an epidemic.
What researchers discovered was that the vaccine antigenetically matched influenza strains at a near 80 percent level of effectiveness.
Health officials explain that Kenya is the first country in Africa to take initiative to offer pneumonia vaccinations for children.