News & Perspective

Dec 19, 2018

Dec 19, 2018

News Scan for Dec 19, 2018

Acute flaccid paralysis in UK
Updated clinical guidance for flu
Flu vaccine coverage in Europe

Nov 02, 2017

Nov 02, 2017

News Scan for Nov 02, 2017

Plague in Madagascar
New Saudi MERS case
UK flu vaccine protection
IDSA against CHAMPION Act

Dec 12, 2013

Dec 12, 2013

News Scan for Dec 12, 2013

Mandatory HCP vaccinations
NYC flu vaccine mandate
Lyme carditis and death

Dec 05, 2013

Dec 05, 2013

News Scan for Dec 05, 2013

Two Saudi MERS cases
Vaccinations for immunocompromised
E coli from raw ground beef
Polio cases up in Pakistan

Oct 25, 2011

Oct 25, 2011

Public health groups say flu vaccine is best tool, despite limitations

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See also: Strict meta-analysis raises questions about flu vaccine efficacy

Oct 20, 2011

Oct 20, 2011

Studies dig into physicians' views on vaccine issues

(CIDRAP News) – Survey results presented at a medical conference today suggest that younger doctors may be a little more skeptical about vaccines than their older counterparts are, but that most pediatricians work to overcome parental reluctance to have their children vaccinated.

Aug 22, 2011

Aug 22, 2011

Infection control group emphasizes health worker flu vaccination

(CIDRAP News) – A national group that represents infection control experts said today that a recent report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) documenting low flu vaccination rates among healthcare workers raises patient safety concerns.

May 10, 2011

May 10, 2011

FDA approves Sanofi's intradermal flu vaccine

(CIDRAP News) – Sanofi Pasteur's intradermal influenza vaccine, which involves a shallow needle prick into the skin instead of deep into muscle tissue, has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the company announced today.

Oct 25, 2010

Oct 25, 2010

Sanofi reports trial results for novel flu vaccines

(CIDRAP News) – Sanofi Pasteur has reported encouraging preliminary results in clinical trials of two novel influenza vaccines—a four-strain vaccine containing two influenza B strains and an intradermal vaccine.

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