• Kyodo News

  • SHARE

Experts on a health ministry panel agreed Friday that a single shot of vaccine for the new H1N1 strain of influenza is sufficient instead of two for those aged 13 and older, including pregnant women and patients with certain underlying illnesses.

The agreement came after an interim report on clinical tests of swine flu showed that a single shot of domestically produced vaccine worked perfectly well.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW