Influenza Virus Vaccine for the 2012-2013 SeasonCumulative 2012/2013 Season Lot Release Status (Updated 8/9/2012)
Flu vaccine lots that have been released by FDA and are available for distribution by the manufacturers. For information on flu vaccine distribution schedules, please contact the manufacturers directly.
|Manufacturer||Total Number of Lots Released by FDA|
ID Biomedical Corp. of Quebec
Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics Incorporated
Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics Limited
Sanofi Pasteur, Inc.
The committee recommended that the trivalent formulation influenza vaccines for the U.S. 2012-2013 influenza season contain the following:
- an A/California/7/2009 (H1N1)-like virus;
- an A/Victoria /361/2011 (H3N2)-like virus;
- a B/Wisconsin /1/2010-like virus.
The committee also recommended the following additional B strain for inclusion with the three strains included in the trivalent formulation for quadrivalent formulation influenza vaccines:
- a B/Brisbane/60/2008-like virus
A quadrivalent influenza vaccine will not be available for the 2012-2013 influenza season.