Influenza Vaccines

Recent News

Oct 02, 2015

News Scan for Oct 02, 2015

Ebola in Guinean health workers
HPV vaccine against genital warts
Flu immunization in schoolkids
Influenza A vs influenza B
Oct 01, 2015

Flu Scan for Oct 01, 2015

Flu vaccine development
H5N6 in Vietnamese poultry
Sep 24, 2015
Flu shot

WHO panel changes 2 strains in Southern Hemisphere flu vaccine

Both the H3N2 and B strains will differ in next year's Southern Hemisphere trivalent flu vaccine.

Sep 17, 2015
Flu shot

CDC: Flu vaccine coverage up a bit in 2014-15

Uptake increased a bit in adults and in health workers but dropped among pregnant women.

Sep 15, 2015
Senior being vaccinated

FDA panel recommends adjuvanted flu vaccine for seniors

If approved, the Novartis product would be the nation's first boosted flu vaccine.

Sep 15, 2015

Flu Scan for Sep 15, 2015

H5N1 outbreaks in Nigeria
Flu vaccine and febrile seizures
Sep 10, 2015

Flu Scan for Sep 10, 2015

UK flu vaccine effectiveness
Flu vaccine uptake and flu in elderly
Sep 09, 2015

News Scan for Sep 09, 2015

More cucumber Salmonella cases
Cost analysis of high-dose flu vaccine
Flu activity Down Under
Sep 03, 2015

Flu Scan for Sep 03, 2015

Antivirals for flu in elderly
H5N1 in Ivory Coast and Nigeria
High-yield flu vaccine platform
Aug 25, 2015

ICEID News Scan for Aug 25, 2015

Respiratory syncytial virus in the NICU
Extended flu vaccine protection

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

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)

Asghar Z, Coupland C, Siriwardena N. Influenza vaccination and risk of stroke: self-controlled case-series study. Vaccine 2015 (published online Aug 18)

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)

Barnes M, Heywood AE, Mahimbo A, et al. Acute myocardial infarction and influenza: a meta-analysis of case-control studies. Heart 2015 (published online Aug 26)

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)

Black CL, Yue X, Ball SW, et al. Influenza vaccination coverage among health care personnel United States, 2014-15 influenza season. MMWR 2015 Sep 18;64(36):993-9

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

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)

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)

Chit A, Becker DL, DiazGranados CA, et al. Cost-effectiveness of high-dose versus standard-dose inactivated influenza vaccine in adults aged 65 years and older: an economic evaluation of data from a randomised controlled trial. Lancet Infect Dis 2015 (published online Sep 8)

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, 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)

Ding H, Black CL, Ball S, et al. Influenza vaccination coverage among pregnant women United States, 2014-15 influenza season. MMWR 2015 Sep 18;64(36):1000-5

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)

Fischer WA, King LS, Lane AP, et al. Restricted replication of the live attenuated influenza A virus vaccine during infection of primary differentiated human nasal epithelial cells. Vaccine 2015 (published online Jul 18)

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)

Gattas VL, Cardoso MR, Mondini G, et al. Effectiveness of influenza vaccination of schoolchildren in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2009. Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2015 (published online May 27)

Gilca R, Skowronski DM, Douville-Fradet M, et al. Mid-season estimates of influenza vaccine effectiveness against influenza A(H3N2) hospitalization in the elderly in Quebec, Canada, January 2015. PLoS One 2015 Jul 22;10(7):e0132195

Grohskopf LA, Sokolow LZ, Olsen SJ, et al. Prevention and control of influenza with vaccines: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, United States, 2015-16 influenza season. MMWR 2015 Aug 7;64(30):818-25

Heinrich-Morrison K, McLellan S, McGinnes U, et al. An effective strategy for influenza vaccination of healthcare workers in Australia: experience at a large health service without a mandatory policy. BMC Infect Dis 2015 Feb 6;15:42

Impagliazzo A, Milder F, Kuipers J, et al. A stable trimeric influenza hemagglutinin stem as a broadly protective immunogen. Science 2015 (published online Aug 24)

Izurieta HS, Thadani N, Shay DK, et al. Comparative effectiveness of high-dose versus standard-dose influenza vaccines in US residents aged 65 years and older from 2012 to 2013 using Medicare data: a retrospective cohort analysis. Lancet Infect Dis 2015 (published online Feb 8)

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