Europe – Amended European Union recommendations for the seasonal influenza vaccine composition for the season 2020/2021

The meeting of the Ad hoc Influenza Working Group of the Biologics Working Party (BWP) was convened in order to recommend the virus strains for the manufacture of seasonal influenza vaccine for 2020/2021.
Having considered the information on international surveillance by WHO presented by the
representative of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza at the Francis Crick Institute (UK), the CHMP BWP Ad hoc Influenza Working Group, consisting of experts on influenza from the Member States, considered that the WHO recommendation on the composition of vaccines for 2020/2021 should be followed…