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Mar 09, 2017

Mar 09, 2017

Flu Scan for Mar 09, 2017

More H5N1 in Vietnam
FDA flu vaccine strain selection

Jan 27, 2015

Jan 27, 2015

News Scan for Jan 27, 2015

Tuberculosis in the EU
Pneumococcal vaccine price cut
More polio violence in Pakistan
Childhood vaccines

Feb 14, 2013

Feb 14, 2013

Euro studies show flu vaccine working best against type B

(CIDRAP News) – New European studies reported today in Eurosurveillance suggest that this year's influenza vaccine is providing good protection against influenza B viruses but only moderate protection against type A—findings more or less consistent with earlier results in the United States.

Mar 21, 2011

Mar 21, 2011

Preliminary studies show lower flu-shot effectiveness in Europe

(CIDRAP News) – Preliminary studies suggest that this year's trivalent seasonal flu vaccine used in Europe was less effective against the 2009 H1N1 virus than last year's monovalent H1N1 vaccine was, possibly because of some degree of mutation in the virus, according to recent reports in Eurosurveillance.

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