This excerpt taken from the NVS 6-K filed Aug 12, 2008.
Novartis begins shipment to US of Fluvirin® Influenza Virus Vaccine with three new strains for the 2008-2009 influenza season
· Delivery of Fluvirin supports planning and scheduling of public health influenza vaccination efforts
· At least 20 million doses available by the end of September, when widespread vaccination campaigns usually begin
· Additional manufacturing capacity recently approved by FDA for Fluvirin pre-filled syringes