Influenza Vaccines

Recent News

May 01, 2015

Flu Scan for May 01, 2015

Flu season update
Flu vaccine recall
H5N1 in Burkina Faso
Apr 17, 2015

Flu Scan for Apr 17, 2015

Flu vaccine recall
H7N9 case in China
US flu declines further
FDA's Flublok claims warning
Apr 13, 2015

Study: Neuraminidase antibodies help protect against flu

Study presents "convincing" evidence that antibodies to NA contribute to protection against influenza.

Apr 01, 2015

Flu Scan for Apr 01, 2015

High-dose flu vaccine
Human H7N9 transmission
Mar 30, 2015

News Scan for Mar 30, 2015

Lack of good filovirus PPE data
Flu vaccine and disease severity
Novel tickborne parasite
Mar 25, 2015

Flu Scan for Mar 25, 2015

Lives saved by flu vaccine
H5N1 illness in China
Mar 20, 2015

News Scan for Mar 20, 2015

Flu vaccine viruses
WHO on 15 Saudi MERS cases
UK PCV success
Mar 18, 2015

Flu Scan for Mar 18, 2015

H7N3 in California turkeys
Estimating flu vaccine effectiveness
Health worker flu immunization
Mar 10, 2015

Flu Scan for Mar 10, 2015

More queries on flu vaccine mismatch
Global flu activity
Mar 09, 2015

Flu Scan for Mar 09, 2015

H7N9 cases surge in China
New H5N1 cases in Egypt
Flu vaccine during pregnancy

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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

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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