Influenza Information Center
Intensive care and death were greatly prevented in patients who were annually vaccinated.
Men may experience a lower immune response than women, adding insight to the man flu debate.
Inactivated and live attenuated flu vaccines can be safely administered to people with egg allergies.
A Minnesota-based hospital chain fires about 50 employees for refusal to receive the influenza vaccine.
New virus mutations make antibody binding difficult as mismatches in vaccines and viruses emerge.
In the 1 to 10 days after flu vaccine administration, there was no increased risk for VTE.
Greater positive mood significantly predicted greater antibody responses to the influenza vaccination.
The guidelines include a strong recommendation for annual seasonal influenza immunization for everyone 6 months and older.
Total influenza vaccination rates among children in the 2016 to 2017 influenza season dropped 1.6% from the year before.
Digital immunoassays and rapid nucleic acid amplification tests have higher sensitivities for detecting influenza than rapid influenza diagnostic tests.