Influenza Vaccines

Recent News

Nov 12, 2018

Flu Scan for Nov 12, 2018

Flu vaccine protection for high-risk patients
Low-path H5N2 avian flu in Minnesota
Nov 05, 2018

News Scan for Nov 05, 2018

More acute flaccid myelitis cases
Updated pandemic flu vaccine allocation guidance
Avian flu outbreaks
Oct 26, 2018
Flu shot

Study: Kids' flu vaccine protection not reduced by prior vaccination

Prior vaccination did not reduce the subsequent season's vaccine effectiveness in children 2 to 17 years old.

Oct 26, 2018
Flu vaccination

Review of severe 2017-18 flu season shows drop in vaccination

Save for the 2009-10 pandemic, the season was the worst in recent years.

Oct 24, 2018

Flu Scan for Oct 24, 2018

FDA approves new flu drug
Paid sick leave and flu
Oct 23, 2018

Flu Scan for Oct 23, 2018

Avian flu in Minnesota, Laos
Expanded Afluria approval for kids
Oct 11, 2018
Pregnancy checkup

Study: Vaccine prevents flu hospitalization in pregnant women

Flu vaccination during pregnancy may cut a woman's chance of hospitalization by 40%.

Oct 10, 2018

Flu Scan for Oct 10, 2018

Early data on universal flu vaccine
Avian flu outbreaks in 3 nations
Oct 09, 2018

News Scan for Oct 09, 2018

Cell-based flu vaccine protection
Tdap vaccine in pregnancy
Antibiotic use in animals
Oct 05, 2018

News Scan for Oct 05, 2018

Yemen cholera vaccination
New polio cases
WHO on monkeypox in Nigeria
Universal flu vaccine contract

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)

Ahmeda N, Quinnac SC, Hancock GR, et al. Social media use and influenza vaccine uptake among White and African American adults. Vaccine 2018 Nov 26;36(49):7556-61

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, 2017–18 influenza season. MMWR 2018(Sep 28);67(38):1050-4

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 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)

Du Y, Xin L, Shi Y, et al. Genome-wide identification of interferon-sensitive mutations enables influenza vaccine design. Science 2018 (published online Jan 19)

Erbelding EJ, Post D, Stemmy E, et al. A universal influenza vaccine: the strategic plan for the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Feb 28)

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