Influenza Vaccines

Recent News

Sep 17, 2018

News Scan for Sep 17, 2018

Saudi MERS cases
South Korea MERS update
Inhaled flu vaccine trial in kids
Urban cholera in Algeria
Sep 12, 2018

News Scan for Sep 12, 2018

Nigeria assist for UK monkeypox
Measles and public health cuts
Global Fund disease progress
Seqirus cell-based flu vaccine
Sep 11, 2018
Child getting flu shot

Study: Flu vaccine protection starts to wane within weeks

The risk of getting the flu climbs about 16% every 28 days after vaccination.

Sep 06, 2018

Flu Scan for Sep 06, 2018

Flu, colds implicated in NYC fliers
CDC peramivir stockpile contract
Topical cream vaccine boost trial
WHO on 6th H7N9 wave
Sep 04, 2018
Doctor preparing flu shot for child

AAP urges flu shots over nasal spray for kids when possible

Both AAP and the CDC, though, support using FluMist with the goal of optimizing vaccine coverage.

Aug 24, 2018
Flu shot

New ACIP flu vaccine advice brings up waning-protection issue

ACIP suggests vaccination by the end of October—but the start date is less clear.

Aug 17, 2018

Flu Scan for Aug 17, 2018

More H1N2v flu cases
Flu vaccine and narcolepsy
Avian flu outbreaks in Europe
Aug 16, 2018

News Scan for Aug 16, 2018

Ebola total grows
CDC: No national measles outbreak
mRNA flu vaccine collaboration
Aug 08, 2018

Flu Scan for Aug 08, 2018

Southern Hemisphere flu activity
Flu vaccine strain mismatch
Jul 19, 2018

News Scan for Jul 19, 2018

Low UK flu vaccine protection
FDA mulls sole-source drug supply
Evaluating Ebola vaccine
Ebola medical treatments
HPV vaccine in boys, men

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases. Recommendations for prevention and control of influenza in children, 2018-2019. Pediatrics 2018 (published online Sep 3)

Andrew MK, Shinde V, Hatchette T, et al. Influenza vaccine effectiveness against influenza-related hospitalization during a season with mixed outbreaks of four influenza viruses: a test-negative case-control study in adults in Canada. BMC Infect Dis 2017 (published online Dec 29)

Bartoszko JJ, McNamara IF, Aras OAZ, et al. Does consecutive influenza vaccination reduce protection against influenza: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Vaccine 2018 (published online May 1)

Baskin E. Increasing influenza vaccination rates via low cost messaging interventions. PLoS One 2018 Feb 14;13(2):e0192594

Baxter RP, Lewis N, Fireman B, et al. Live attenuated influenza vaccination before 3 years of age and subsequent development of asthma: a 14-year follow-up study. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2018 May;37(5):383-6

Biezen, R, Grando D, Mazza D, et al. Why do we not want to recommend influenza vaccination to young children? A qualitative study of Australian parents and primary care providers. Vaccine 2018 (published online Jan 5)

Black CL, Yue X, Ball SW, et al. Influenza vaccination coverage among health care personnel — United States, 2016-17 influenza season. MMWR 2017 Sep 29;66(38):1009-15

Blyth CC, Macartney KK, McRae J, et al. Influenza epidemiology, vaccine coverage and vaccine effectiveness in children admitted to sentinel Australian hospitals in 2017: results from the PAEDS-FluCAN collaboration. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Aug 21)

Buchan SA, Chung H, Campitelli MA, et al. Vaccine effectiveness against laboratory-confirmed influenza hospitalizations among young children during the 2010-11 to 2013-14 influenza seasons in Ontario, Canada. PLoS One 2017 Nov 17;12(11):e0187834

Castilla J, Martinez-Baz I, Navascues A, et al. Comparison of influenza vaccine effectiveness in preventing outpatient and inpatient influenza cases in older adults, northern Spain, 2010/11 to 2015/16. Euro Surveill 2018 Jan 11;23(2):pii=17-00780

Castilla J, Navascues A, Casado I, et al. Interim effectiveness of trivalent influenza vaccine in a season dominated by lineage mismatched influenza B, northern Spain, 2017/18. Euro Surveill 2018 Feb 15;23(7):pii=18-00057

Chambers C, Skowronski DM, Rose C, et al. Should sex be considered as an effect modifier in the evaluation of influenza vaccine effectiveness? Open Forum Infect Dis 2018 (published online Sep 4)

Chan MCW, Wang MH, Chen Z, et al. Frequent genetic mismatch between vaccine strains and circulating seasonal influenza viruses, Hong Kong, China, 1996-2012. Emerg Infect Dis 2018 (published online Aug 7)

Chen YQ, Wohlbold TJ, Zheng NY, et al. Influenza infection in humans induces broadly cross-reactive and protective neuraminidase-reactive antibodies. Cell 2018 Apr 5;173(2):417-29e10

Chiu APY, Dushoff J, Yu D, et al. Patterns of influenza vaccination coverage in the United States from 2009 to 2015. Int J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Oct 14)

Chiu HT, Shen LJ, Chen YC, et al. Effect of statin use on the risk of medically attended acute respiratory illness among influenza vaccinated elderly. Vaccine 2018 (published online Aug 31)

Chiu SS, Kwan MYW, Feng S, et al. Influenza vaccine effectiveness against influenza A(H3N2) hospitalizations in children in Hong Kong in a prolonged season, 2016/17. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jan 16)

Chiu SS, Kwan MYW, Feng S, et al. Interim estimate of influenza vaccine effectiveness in hospitalised children, Hong Kong, 2017/18. Euro Surveill 2018 Feb 22;23(8):pii=18-00062

Cobey S, Gouma S, Parkhouse K, et al. Poor immunogenicity, not vaccine strain egg adaptation, may explain the low H3N2 influenza vaccine effectiveness in 2012-13. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Feb 20)

Cowlingh BJ, Lim WW, Perera RAPM, et al. Influenza hemagglutination-inhibition antibody titer as a mediator of vaccine-induced protection for influenza B. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Sep 8)

de Bekker-Grob EW, Veldwijk J, Jonker M, et al. The impact of vaccination and patient characteristics on influenza vaccination uptake of elderly people: a discrete choice experiment. Vaccine 2018 (published online Feb 6)

de Perio MA, Yue X, Laney AC, et al. Agreement with employer influenza vaccination requirements among US healthcare personnel during the 2016-2017 season. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2018 (published online Jun 20)

Deng L, Mohan T, Chang TZ, et al. Double-layered protein nanoparticles induce broad protection against divergent influenza A viruses. Nat Commun 2018 (published online Jan 24)

Ding H, Black CL, Ball S, et al. Influenza vaccination coverage among pregnant women — United States, 2016-17 influenza season. MMWR 2017 Sep 29;66(38):1016-22

Dios-Guerra C, Carmona-Torres JM, Lopez-Soto PJ, et al. Prevalence and factors associated with influenza vaccination of persons over 65 years old in Spain (2009-2014). Vaccine 2017 (published online Nov 6)

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