WASHINGTON -- Federal health advisors recommended that the government approve the first bird flu vaccine as a stopgap measure. Although there is evidence that the Sanofi Aventis SA vaccine may not protect people, it has been proved safe and effective, which are required for Food And Drug Administration approval. Officials said the vaccine could still potentially play an important role in protection in the event of a pandemic, published reports said. This is the first vaccine against the H5N1 ...

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