News & Perspective

Dec 26, 2013

Dec 26, 2013

Flu Scan for Dec 26, 2013

H7N9 cytokine findings
Health provider H1N1 alert
H5N2 in China chickens
Flu on South African ostrich farms
Testosterone and vaccine response

Dec 13, 2013

Dec 13, 2013
FluLaval Quadrivalent vaccine box and vial

Large trial finds 55% efficacy for 4-strain flu vaccine in kids

Results show about 55% protection in children 3 to 8 years old.

Dec 09, 2013

Dec 09, 2013

News Scan for Dec 09, 2013

Mideast polio vaccination
Chikungunya on St. Martin
Meningitis B vaccine
Quadrivalent flu vaccine
Leafy-greens standards
Saudi MERS patients

Nov 27, 2013

Nov 27, 2013

News Scan for Nov 27, 2013

Flu vaccine and hospitalizations
Tularemia cases hold steady
Lawmakers seek FSMA rules rewrite
Philippines immunizations

Nov 14, 2013

Nov 14, 2013

Flu Scan for Nov 14, 2013

Low flu vaccine effectiveness
H5N1 cases in Cambodia
Human H6N1 case details
H7N9 vaccine trial
Cell-based flu vaccine

Oct 15, 2013

Oct 15, 2013

Flu Scan for Oct 15, 2013

H5N1 in Vietnam
Mercury in flu vaccines
H7N9 vaccine trial

Aug 19, 2013

Aug 19, 2013

Flu Scan for Aug 19, 2013

New four-strain flu vaccine
H5N1 death in Cambodia
Global flu update
H7 avian flu in Italy

Aug 05, 2013

Aug 05, 2013
Child awaits vaccination

Quadrivalent flu vaccines coming; companies cite good demand

Comments from industry, public health, and providers on the debut of a new flu vaccine.

Jun 10, 2013

Jun 10, 2013

FDA approves Sanofi's four-strain flu shot

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Sanofi Pasteur's Fluzone Quadrivalent (four-strain) injectable flu vaccine, the company announced today.

May 10, 2013

May 10, 2013

Experts offer dim view of potential vaccine response to H7N9

If the H7N9 influenza virus now circulating in China evolves into a pandemic strain, the world is likely to have great difficulty providing adequate supplies of an effective vaccine in time to blunt its impact, according to a viewpoint article by three experts in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

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