MAb, monoclonal antibody; HAVRIX
vaccine (GlaxoSmithKline, Rixenart, Belgium); Avaxim, Avaxim vaccine (Sanofi-Pasteur, Paris, France).
The second, control group received a version of Havrix
, a licensed vaccine against hepatitis A.
We can compare the reasonable availability requirement with the fair benefits framework in the case of Havrix
, an inactivated hepatitis A vaccine that was tested in 1990 among school children from Kamphaeng Phet province in northern Thailand.
Two such vaccines have been recently licensed within the US: Havrix
(SmithKline Beecham) and Vaqta (Merck & Co.
The latest vaccine, Havrix
, (given two to four weeks before departure) is a proper vaccine and two doses given six months apart can give protection for up to l0 years.
These factors are similar to those that proponents of the fair benefits approach describe in their account of the Havrix
study conducted in Thailand.
The report also forecast the sales of the key vaccines brands like Gardasil, Fluzone, Prevnar, Cervarix, Infanrix/Pediarix, Hepatitis (Engerix/Fendrix, Havrix
And also for these: -- Gardasil -- Infanrix and Pediarix -- Engerix, Fendrix, Havrix
, Twinrix, and Ambirix -- Menactra and other vaccines for meningitis and pneumonia -- Zostavax.
GSK also donated 350,000 doses of Havrix
JuniorTM for earthquake relief.
In the meantime, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that the pediatric formulation and adult formulation of GlaxoSmithKline's hepatitis A vaccine Havrix
, and its adult hepatitis A/hepatitis B combination vaccine (Twinrix), "are currently in good supply to meet demand.
Other vaccines can be given simultaneously with HAVRIX
or VAQTA, but at a different injection site.
Two HAV vaccines are available (marketed under the names HAVRIX
and VAQTA) for people two years of age and older.