Influenza Information Center
A total of 101 influenza-related deaths occurred among children throughout the 2016-17 flu season.
Study finds flu shots are less effective for obese adults compared to healthy weight individuals.
Forty percent of people have reported receiving the flu vaccine thus far, including 37% of children.
The number of patients dying from infections has remained stable, but some disease threats have changed.
In a study of pediatric patients, vaccine coverage in both LAIV and IIV groups was similar.
Oseltamivir phosphate can be used to prevent flu in patients aged 1 year and older.
It is well-accepted that healthcare practitioners have a duty to their patients, but do patients have a duty as well?
The nasal flu vaccine had a protection rate of only 3%.
Children who receive the influenza vaccine at the same time as PCV or a DTaP-containing vaccine have an increased risk for febrile seizure.
Natural viral mutations ensure that the seasonal flu vaccine must be updated on a yearly basis.