Influenza Vaccines

Recent News

Aug 18, 2014

Flu Scan for Aug 18, 2014

FDA clears flu vaccine for jet injection
H7N9 in Chinese poultry
Aug 14, 2014

News Scan for Aug 14, 2014

Pneumonia vaccine for seniors
MRSA colonization sites
LAIV in kids
More uses for fecal transplants
Aug 13, 2014

Large trial finds high-dose flu shot beneficial for seniors

Study suggests the high-dose flu vaccine gives seniors significantly better protection than standard-dose vaccines.

Aug 12, 2014

Flu Scan for Aug 12, 2014

H7N9 in macaques
Flu spike in Australia
Canadian flu vaccine plant
Aug 04, 2014

News Scan for Aug 04, 2014

Panel extends polio emergency
End of E coli sproutbreak
Flu vaccine effectiveness
Jul 31, 2014

News Scan for Jul 31, 2014

Spread of resistant malaria
Chikungunya in Florida
Vaccine-narcolepsy study retraction
Pertussis outbreak recap
Jul 29, 2014

US flu vaccine supply expected to top 150 million doses

Producers recently began shipping doses of a US supply that has more quadrivalent products in the mix this year.

Jul 23, 2014

Flu Scan for Jul 23, 2014

Swine-human H3N2v match
H10N8 receptor binding
Flu vaccine safety in Canada
Jul 22, 2014

Flu Scan for Jul 22, 2014

H5N1 sample contamination
Topical flu vaccine boost
Jul 10, 2014

Flu Scan for Jul 10, 2014

UK flu vaccine effectiveness
China swine flu changes

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Adedinsewo DA, Noory L, Badnarczyk RA, et al. Impact of maternal characteristics on the effect of maternal influenza vaccination on fetal outcomes. Vaccine 2013 (published online Oct 10) 

Ahmed F, Lindley MC, Allred Norma, et al. Effect of influenza vaccination of health care personnel on morbidity and mortality among patients: systematic review and grading of evidence. Clin Infect Dis 2013 (published online Sep 17)

Ainai A, Tamura S, Suzuki T. Intranasal vaccination with an inactivated whole influenza virus vaccine induces strong antibody responses in serum and nasal mucus of healthy adults. Hum Vacc 2013 (published online Jun 27)

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)

Andrews N, McMenamin J, Durnall H, et al. Effectiveness of trivalent seasonal influenza vaccine in preventing laboratory-confirmed influenza in primary care in the United Kingdom: 2012/13 end of season results. Euro Surveill 2014 Jul 10;19(27):pii=20851

Antonova E, Ambrose CS, Kern D, et al. Seasonal influenza vaccination trends from 2007-2011 in privately insured children and adults in the United States. Vaccine 2014 (published online Jul 18)

Baguelin M, Flasche S, Camacho A, et al. Assessing optimal target populations for influenza vaccination programs: an evidence synthesis and modeling study. PLoS Med 2013 Oct 8;10(10):e1001527

Belongia EA, Sundaram ME, McClure DL, et al. Waning vaccine protection against influenza A (H3N2) illness in children and older adults during a single season. Vaccine 2014 (published online Jun 21)

Blyth CC, Jacoby P, Effler PV, et al. Effectiveness of trivalent flu vaccine in healthy young children. Pediatrics 2014 (published online Apr 21)

Caille-Brillet AL, Raude J, Lapidus N, et al. Trends in influenza vaccination behaviors—results from the CoPanFlu Cohort, France, 2006 to 2011. Euro Surveill 2013 Nov 7;18(45):pii=20628

CDC. Estimated influenza illnesses and hospitalizations averted by influenza vaccination—United States, 2012-13 influenza season. MMWR 2013 Dec 13;62(49):997-1000

CDC. Influenza vaccination among pregnant women—Massachusetts, 2009-2010. MMWR 2013 Nov 1;62(43):854-7

CDC. Influenza vaccination coverage among health-care personnel—United States, 2012-13 influenza season. MMWR 2013 Sep 27;62(38):781-6

CDC. Influenza vaccination coverage among pregnant women—United States, 2012-13 influenza season. MMWR 2013 Sep 27;62(38):787-92

CDC. Influenza vaccination practices of physicians and caregivers of children with neurologic and neurodevelopmental conditions — United States, 2011-12 influenza season. MMWR 2013 Sep 13; 62(36):744-6

CDC. Interim estimates of 2013-14 seasonal influenza vaccine effectiveness—United States, February 2014. MMWR 2014 Feb 21;61(7):137-42

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

CDC. Prevention and control of seasonal influenza with vaccines: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization PracticesUnited States, 2013-2014. MMWR 2013 (published online Sep 20)

CDC. Seasonal influenza vaccination coverage among women who delivered a live-born infant21 states and New York City, 2009-10 and 2010-11 influenza seasons. MMWR 2013 Dec 13;62(49):1001-4

CDC. Seasonal influenza vaccination coverage—United States, 2009-10 and 2010-11. MMWR 2013 Nov 22;62(3):65-68

CDC. Surveillance of influenza vaccination coverage— United States, 2007-08 through 2011-12 influenza seasons. MMWR 2013 Oct 25;62(ss04):1-29

CDC. Vaccination coverage among persons with asthmaUnited States, 2010-2011 influenza season. MMWR 2013 Dec 6;62(48):973-8

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)

Dawood FS, Prapasiri P, Areerat P, et al. Effectiveness of the 2010 and 2011 Southern Hemisphere trivalent inactivated influenza vaccines against hospitalization with influenza-associated acute respiratory infection among Thai adults aged ≥50 years. Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2014 (published online Feb 3)

De Serres G, Skowronski DM, Wu XW, et al. The test-negative design: validity, accuracy and precision of vaccine efficacy estimates compared to the gold standard of randomised placebo-controlled clinical trials. Euro Surveill 2013;18(37):pii=20585

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