Influenza Vaccines

Recent News

Jul 31, 2015

News Scan for Jul 31, 2015

Cyclospora goes nationwide
Avian flu in Nigeria, UK
Flu in live-animal markets
CSL-Novartis deal
Jul 22, 2015

Flu Scan for Jul 22, 2015

H7N9 vaccine and adjuvants
Broadly protective flu vaccine
H5N1 in China, Ghana
Jul 21, 2015

Flu Scan for Jul 21, 2015

H5N1 in China's wild birds
CSL-Novartis flu vaccine deal
Jul 15, 2015

News Scan for Jul 15, 2015

Lyme disease spread
Antibiotic-resistant pneumonia
Flu vaccine patch tested
Jul 14, 2015

Flu Scan for Jul 14, 2015

Flu activity up in Southern Hemisphere
Flu vaccine shipments starting
Jul 02, 2015
Vaccine vials

GSK upgrade delays supply of adjuvanted H5N1 vaccine

A recommendation for occupational use was tabled until the vaccine becomes available.

Jul 01, 2015

News Scan for Jul 01, 2015

National Ebola center
H pylori vaccine tests well
Pandemrix-narcolepsy study
Jun 25, 2015

Flu Scan for Jun 25, 2015

H5N2 recess lengthens
H5N1 case in Egypt
H3N2 mismatch mutation
Jun 04, 2015

News Scan for Jun 04, 2015

ILI case definitions
PulseNet funding
Flublok granted exclusivity
May 27, 2015

News Scan for May 27, 2015

Immune response to flu vaccine
Caramel apple Listeria source
Measles, rubella in Europe
Fast drug-resistance test

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases. Recommendations for prevention and control of influenza in children. Pediatrics 2014 (published online Sep 22)

AAP. Recommendations for prevention and control of influenza in children, 2014-2015. (Policy statement) Pediatrics 2014 (published online Sep 22)

Ambrose CS, Wu X, Caspard H, et al. Efficacy of live attenuated influenza vaccine against influenza illness in children as a function of illness severity. Vaccine 2014 (published online Aug 12)

Arriola CS, Anderson EJ, Baumbach J, et al. Does influenza vaccination modify influenza disease severity? Data on older adults hospitalized with influenza during the 2012-13 season in the United States. J Infect Dis 2015 (published online Mar 27)

Babu TM, Levine M, Fitzgerald T, et al. Live attenuated H7N7 influenza vaccine primes for a vigorous antibody response to inactivated H7N7 influenza vaccine. Vaccine 2014 (published online Oct 16)

Bednarczyk RA, Chu SL, Sickler H, et al. Low uptake of influenza vaccine among university students: evaluating predictors beyond cost and safety concerns. Vaccine 2015 (published online Feb 26)

Bettinger JA, Vanderkooi OG, MacDonald J, et al. Rapid online identification of adverse events after influenza immunization in children by PCIRN’s National Ambulatory Network. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2014 Oct;33(10):1060-4

Boggavarapu S, Sullivan KM, Schamel JT, et al. Factors associated with seasonal influenza immunization among church-going older African Americans. Vaccine 2014 Dec 12;32(52):7085-90

Boikos C, De Serres G, Lands LC, et al. Safety of live-attenuated influenza vaccination in cystic fibrosis. Pediatrics 2014 (published online Sep 15)

Bratton KN, Wardle MT, Orenstein WA, et al. Maternal influenza immunization and birth outcomes of stillbirth and spontaneous abortion: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Infect Dis 2014 (published online Nov 18)

Carville KS, Grant KA, Sullivan SG, et al. Understanding influenza vaccine protection in the community: an assessment of the 2013 influenza season in Victoria, Australia. Vaccine 2014 (published online Nov 22)

CDC. Influenza vaccination coverage among health care personnel — United States, 2013-14 influenza season. MMWR 2014 Sep 19;63(37):805-11

CDC. Influenza vaccination coverage among pregnant women — United States, 2013-14 influenza season. MMWR 2014 Sep 19;63(37):816-21

CDC. Influenza vaccination performance measurement among acute care hospital-based health care personnel — United States, 2013-14 influenza season. MMWR 2014 Sep 19;63(37):812-5

CDC. Prevention and control of seasonal influenza with vaccines: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) — United States, 2014-15 influenza season. MMWR 2014 Aug 15;63(32):691-7

Chamberlain AT, Seib K, Ault KA, et al. Improving influenza and Tdap vaccination during pregnancy: a cluster-randomized trial of a multi-component antenatal vaccine promotion package in late influenza season. Vaccine 2015 (published online Jun 1)

Chen Q, Griffin MR, Nian H, et al. Influenza vaccine prevents medically-attended influenza-associated acute respiratory illness in adults 50 years or older. J Infect Dis 2014 (published online Oct 21)

Cowling BJ, Chan KH, Feng S, et al. The effectiveness of influenza vaccination in preventing hospitalizations in children in Hong Kong, 2009-2013. Vaccine 2014 (published online Aug 1)

Darvishian M, Bijlsma MJ, Hak E, et al. Effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccine in community-dwelling elderly people: a meta-analysis of test-negative design case-control studies. Lancet Infect Dis 2014 (published online Nov 6)

DiazGranados CA, Dunning AJ, Kimmel M, et al. Efficacy of high-dose versus standard-dose influenza vaccine in older adults. N Engl J Med 2014 Aug 14;371(7):635-45

DiazGranados CA, Dunning AJ, Robertson CA, et al. Efficacy and immunogenicity of high-dose influenza vaccine in older adults by age, comorbidities, and frailty. Vaccine 2015 (published online Jul 14)

Dyda A, MacIntyre CR, McIntyre P, et al. Factors associated with influenza vaccination in middle and older aged Australian adults according to eligibility for the national vaccination program. Vaccine 2015 (published online May 30)

Flannery B, Clippard J, Zimmerman RK, et al. Early estimates of seasonal influenza vaccine effectiveness — United States, January 2015. MMWR 2015 Jan 16;64(1):10-15

Foppa IM, Cheng PY, Reynolds SB, et al. Deaths averted by influenza vaccination in the U.S. during the seasons 2005/06 through 2013/14. Vaccine 2015 (published online Mar 23)

Fox A, Mai LQ, Thanh LT, et al. Haemagglutination inhibiting antibodies and protection against seasonal and pandemic influenza infection. J Infect 2014 (published online Sep 16)

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