Why Should H1N1 Influenza Virus Vaccine Be Taken Seriously?

  • Published Date : Jun 2020

The H1N1 influenza virus made a health crisis in 2009. This epidemic influenced more than 0.4 million individuals in 180 nations over the globe. The letters in order H and N assign the proteins Hemagglutinin and Neuraminidase present on a superficial section of the infection. This virus initially started in Mexico in March 2009, at that point influenced the U.S., after which it spread over the globe. The H1N1/09 infection has hereditary components starting from avian, pig, and human sources, making it obviously more deadly than the 1918 H1N1 (Spanish Flu) incident. Further, the global H1N1 influenza virus vaccination market is anticipated to grow with a CAGR of approximately 5.2%.

It furthermore opened new business avenues for vaccine producers around the globe. H1N1 flu infection antibody is utilized to forestall contamination brought about by the H1N1 flu infection.

According to WHO’s report around 6,50,000 respiratory deaths are because of H1N1 flu. On account of developed nations, a large portion of the fatalities because of flu happen among individuals over 65 years old. Seasonal flu diseases run from mellow to serious and even death.

Prominent Players in the Industry

  • Baxter Healthcare
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Novartis
  • Sanofi Pasteur
  • CSL
  • Merck & Co. Inc

Market Dynamics

Rising Factors

  • Globally unified vaccine

  • Low manufacturing cost

  • Government funding support


  • Strict governing regulatory rules

  • High capital requirement

  • Insufficient production to cater demand


  • Increasing preference for intramuscular injections

Intramuscular vaccines are those which are injected directly into the muscles as they are retained quickly in the bloodstream than intravenous vaccines since muscles have more prominent blood flexibly than the tissue present under the skin.

Market segmentation

By Product Type:

  • Intranasal

  • Conjugate

  • Intramuscular

  • Toxoid

  • Attenuated vaccines

  • Inactivated vaccine

The intramuscular injections segment already holds a strong position in the market, and it's anticipated to witness a growing trend over the forecast period.

By Disease Type:

  • Cervical cancer

  • Influenza

  • Meningococcal

  • Hepatitis

  • Mumps

  • Measles

  • Rubella

By Geography:

  • North America

  • Latin America

  • Asia-Pacific

  • Europe

  • Middle East & Africa

Due to the government's proactive decisions for dodging the influenza virus and advancements in the research of the immunization vaccine for the flu, North America holds the dominant position in the H1N1 vaccine market. Around 8% of America’s population gets sick because of the influenza virus annually. Moreover, around 31.4 million individuals visit the specialist and 200,000 individuals end up in the clinic each influenza season, which further widens the scope for this market in this region.


The epidemic which shaped a medical emergency in 2009, also opened new opportunities for healthcare marketers. Scientists are putting forth attempts to improve techniques for antibody creation that will make it faster and increasingly reasonable.

The expanding prevalence of Swine flu virus and novel antibody innovations are a portion of the significant drivers for the worldwide H1N1 vaccination market. Moreover, high capital requirements and tough guidelines are likewise discomforting the development of the worldwide market for H1N1 vaccines. Being North America predominant player in the market, growing socioeconomics and economies in developing nations, such as India and China, the expose of new items with more prominent attention on the productivity, and advancements in the field of biomedical science are relied upon to offer great opportunities to the players in the H1N1 vaccine market.