Influenza Vaccines

Recent News

Oct 12, 2016

News Scan for Oct 12, 2016

C diff in dogs
MERS risks
Migrant TB screening
4-strain Flublok OK'd
Salmonella in eggs
Oct 03, 2016

Flu Scan for Oct 03, 2016

H5N1 in Ivory Coast, Vietnam
H7N8 in mammals
Alt med and flu vaccine
Sep 29, 2016
Flu shot

US officials hope for improved flu vaccine uptake

Experts hope the lack of a nasal-spray vaccine doesn't dampen recent advances in kids.

Sep 29, 2016
Australia from space

WHO switches H1N1 in Southern Hemisphere flu vaccine

This is the first change of the H1N1 strain since the pandemic virus became a seasonal flu strain.

Sep 26, 2016

News Scan for Sep 26, 2016

Waning pertussis vaccine effect
'Handshake' drug stewardship
Chikungunya spike
E coli in beef
Yellow fever in Congo
Two-dose flu vaccination
Sep 22, 2016

News Scan for Sep 22, 2016

MERS cases in Saudi Arabia
Malaria drug trial
Summer flu review
H5 in Taiwan, Netherlands, Antarctica
Sep 14, 2016

Flu Scan for Sep 14, 2016

US H5N2 virus comparison
Pandemic vaccine grant
Aug 31, 2016

News Scan for Aug 31, 2016

Ebola persistence in semen
Saudi MERS case
More chikungunya
H5N6 in China
FDA OKs 4-strain flu vaccine
Aug 16, 2016

News Scan for Aug 16, 2016

Malaria may boost Ebola survival
Scallop hepatitis A source
Inhaled vs injectable flu vaccine
Camels and human cold virus
Venezuela malaria spike
Aug 04, 2016
Flu shot

Study says vaccine slashes older people's risk of flu hospitalization

Protection against hospitalization for influenza was 57% and varied little among all age-groups, even in those 75 and older.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Almario CV, May FP, Maxwell AE, et al. Persistent racial and ethnic disparities in flu vaccination coverage: results from a population-based study. Am J Infect Control 2016 (published online Jun 29)

Andrews SF, Huang Y, Kaur K, et al. Immune history profoundly affects broadly protective B cell responses to influenza. Sci Transl Med 2015 Dec 2;7(316):316ra192

Anh DD, Thiem VD, Anh NTH, et al. Randomized safety and immunogenicity trial of seasonal trivalent inactivated split virion influenza vaccine (IVACFLU-S) in healthy young Vietnamese adults. Vaccine 2016 (published online Aug 24)

Arakane R, Annaka R, Takahama A, et al. Superior immunogenicity profile of the new intradermal influenza vaccine compared to the standard subcutaneous vaccine in subjects 65 years and older: a randomized controlled phase III study. Vaccine 2015 (published online Oct 29)

Avnir Y, Watson CT, Glanville J, et al. IGHV1-69 polymorphism modulates anti-influenza antibody repertoires, correlates with IGHV utilization shifts and varies by ethnicity. Sci Rep 2016 (published online Feb 16)

Belongia EA, Simpson MD, King JP, et al. Variable influenza vaccine effectiveness by subtype: a systematic review and meta-analysis of test-negative design studies. Lancet Infect Dis 2016 (published online Apr 6)

Bissielo A, Pierse N, Huang Q, et al. Effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccine in preventing influenza primary care visits and hospitalisation in Auckland, New Zealand in 2015: interim estimates. Euro Surveill 2016 Jan 7;21(1):pii=30101

Black CL, Yue X, Ball SW, et al. Influenza vaccination coverage among health care personnel — United States, 2015-16 influenza season. MMWR 2016 Sep 30;65(38):1026-31

Black S, Nicolay U, Del Giudice G, et al. Influence of statins on influenza vaccine response in elderly individuals. J Infect Dis 2015 (published online Oct 28)

Bleser WK, Elewonibi BR, Miranda PY, et al. Complementary and alternative medicine and influenza vaccine uptake in US children. Pediatrics 2016 (published online Oct 3)

Bleser WK, Miranda PY, Jean-Jacques M. Racial/ethnic disparities in influenza vaccination of chronically ill US adults: the mediating role of perceived discrimination in health care. Med Care 2016 June;54(6):570-7

Blyth CC, Jacoby P, Effler PV, et al. Influenza vaccine effectiveness and uptake in children at risk of severe disease. Pediatr Infect Dis 2015 (published online Dec 7)

Blyth CC, Macartney KK, Hewagama S, et al. Influenza epidemiology, vaccine coverage and vaccine effectiveness in children admitted to sentinel Australian hospitals in 2014: the Influenza Complications Alert Network (FLUCAN). Eurosurveill 2016 Jul 28;21(30):pii=30301

Caspard H, Coelingh KL, Mallory RM, et al. Association of vaccine handling conditions with effectiveness of live attenuated influenza vaccine against H1N1 pdm09 viruses in the United States. Vaccine 2016 (published online Sep 6)

Caspard H, Gaglani M, Clipper L, et al. Effectiveness of live attenuated influenza vaccine and inactivated influenza vaccine in children 2-17 years of age in 2013-2014 in the United States. Vaccine 2015 (published online Nov 14)

Castilla J, Navascues A, Fernandez-Alonso M, et al. Effectiveness of subunit influenza vaccination in the 2014-2015 season and residual effect of split vaccination in previous seasons. Vaccine 2016 (published online Feb 5)

Castilla J, Navascues A, Fernandez-Alonso M, et al. Effects of previous episodes of influenza and vaccination in preventing laboratory-confirmed influenza in Navarre, Spain, 2013/14 season. Euro Surveill 2016 Jun 2;21(22):pii=30243

CDC. Final 2015-16 influenza vaccination coverage estimates for selected local areas, states, and the United States available online. (Announcement) MMWR 2016 Sep 30;65(38):1041

Chamberlain AT, Berkelman RL, Ault KA, et al. Trends in reasons for non-receipt of influenza vaccination during pregnancy in Georgia, 2004-2011. Vaccine 2016 (published online Feb 6)

Chambers C, Skowronski DM, Sabaiduc S, et al. Interim estimates of 2015/16 vaccine effectiveness against influenza A(H1N1)pdm09, Canada, February 2016. Euro Surveill 2016 Mar 17;21(11):pii=30168

Chambers CD, Johnson DL, Xu R, et al. Safety of the 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasonal influenza vaccines in pregnancy: birth defects, spontaneous abortion, preterm delivery, and small for gestational age infants, a study from the cohort arm of VAMPSS. Vaccine 2016 (published online Jul 20)

Chang YC, Tung HJ, Hsu SW, et al. Use of seasonal influenza vaccination and its associated factors among elderly people with disabilities in Taiwan: a population-based study. PLoS One 2016 Jun 23;11(6):e0158075

Cheng AC, Kotsimbos T, Kelly PM, et al. Influenza vaccine effectiveness against hospitalisation with influenza in adults in Australia in 2014. Vaccine 2015 (published online Oct 31)

Chung JR, Flannery B, Thompson MG, et al. Seasonal effectiveness of live attenuated and inactivated influenza vaccine. Pediatrics 2016 (published online Jan 6)

Coleman BL, McNeil SA, Langley JM, et al. Differences in efficiency, satisfaction and adverse events between self-administered intradermal and nurse-administered intramuscular influenza vaccines in hospital workers. Vaccine 2015 (published online Oct 31)

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