The researchers tested their hypothesis that a decrease in respiratory virus incidence would be associated with a reduction in inappropriate ambulatory antibiotic orders.
The 2020-21 flu season was historically low because of mitigating strategies applied to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The bioelectronic device was previously approved for treating sinus pain due to allergic rhinitis.
Two-thirds of US adults have received or intend to receive an influenza vaccination this flu season, according to a survey released by UGA.
An emerging body of research highlights plant-based vaccine manufacturing as a potential solution to risks posed by traditional egg-based manufacturing.
Study authors evaluated influenza-vaccinated patients hospitalized with an influenza-like illness to identify characteristics associated with being at increased risk for hospitalization with influenza.
The ACIP emphasizes the importance of routine vaccinations during the pandemic to prevent diseases.
There may be increased hospitalization risk from influenza infection in patients with obstructive sleep apnea who do not use continuous positive airway pressure.
Children who have received a flu shot are less likely to have symptomatic COVID-19 or severe disease, according to a recent study.
Researchers assessed whether there was geographic variation in racial disparity in influenza and pneumonia.
Investigators used precision surveillance by combining genomic sequencing and conventional surveillance to delineate a nosocomial viral outbreak; they believe the findings of their study are applicable to a range of respiratory pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2.
Either the trivalent adjuvanted inactivated influenza vaccine (aIIV3) or the trivalent high-dose inactivated influenza vaccine (HD-IIV3) is safe to use in older adults.
Severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is associated with immunothrombotic, neutrophil-containing vessel occlusions in the lung.
For patients with high-risk CVD, high-dose trivalent inactivated influenza vaccination does not reduce cardiopulmonary hospitalization or all-cause mortality.
Study authors evaluated the performance of symptom-based definitions to detect influenza in a cohort of pregnant women in India, Peru, and Thailand.
Older adults are less likely to get a COVID-19 vaccine than a flu vaccine, according to the University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging.
Several previously FDA-approved medicines were approved for additional uses in November 2020.
Study authors identified and evaluated a statistical signal for an increased risk of Guillain-Barré Syndrome in days 1-42 after 2018-2019 high-dose influenza vaccine administration.
The 2018 to 2019 influenza vaccine effectiveness was about 40% to 60% for reducing pediatric influenza A-associated hospitalizations.
Researchers conducted a retrospective cohort study to compare characteristics of children with a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19, seasonal influenza A, and influenza B.