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Flu Vaccine Could Provide Long-Lasting ProtectionA flu vaccine that is effective for several years is showing promise.
Vaccination is still key to preventing fluThe American Academy of Pediatrics stresses the importance of vaccinating all children aged older than 6 months early in the season for the best flu protection.
Did Nasal Flu Vaccine Withdrawal Lower Vaccination Rates?
Did Nasal Flu Vaccine Withdrawal Lower Vaccination Rates?When FluMIst was discontinued, there were worries that flu vaccination rates would drop.
Pharmacies: The First Line of Defense Against the FluPharmacists guide and counsel patients about flu prevention and treatment.
Flu vaccine recommendations for the 2016 - 2017 seasonEgg allergies are no longer a contraindication for influenza vaccination, but intranasal mists won’t be an alternative for the shot during this year’s flu season, either, according to new recommendations released by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Live attenuated influenza vaccine “shelved” for poor efficacyRecent data has revealed the live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV), also known as the “nasal spray” vaccine, to be grossly ineffective, leading to the ACIP’s decision not to recommend its usage. As such, healthcare providers must be judicious in their choice of influenza vaccine with their patients.
How mom's flu shot protects babyFlu shots given to mothers during pregnancy provided protection for their babies against three common strains of influenza for several weeks after birth, according to a new report.
First 4-strain flu vaccine availableFDA recently approved the first 4-strain, cell culture-derived, inactivated seasonal flu vaccine available in the United States. Flucelvax Quadrivalent influenza vaccine (Seqirus) helps protect against the 2 influenza A viruses and two B viruses recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the FDA for the current influenza season.
Flu vaccine could also protect from pneumoniaA new study finds that the risk for hospitalization for influenza pneumonia could be reduced through the influenza vaccine.
5 things to know about the new seasonal flu vaccine