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Disease: Influenza

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2009 Influenza A (H1N1) Monovalent Vaccines for Children

This editorial, published in The Journal of the American Medical Association, comments on new immunogenicity data on 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) vaccines for children. The data suggest that a single dose of the vaccine offers protection …

Author: Fiore AE, Neuzil KM

Published: 2010

Advancing New Technologies Against Influenza

This fact sheet highlights PATH's work to advance the development of new vaccines against influenza that are affordable and accessible for the developing world.

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Adverse Effects of Vaccines: Evidence and Causality

Though generally very rare or minor, there are side effects, or “adverse effects,” associated with some vaccines. This report provides an analysis of more than 1,000 research articles that were reviewed to assess the risk of specific …

Author: Institute of Medicine

Published: 2011

Airborne Transmission of Influenza A/H5N1 Virus Between Ferrets

This article, published in Science, details a study investigating the potential of avian influenza A/H5N1 to become transmissible by aerosol or respiratory droplet between humans. Researchers genetically modified the virus and measured the degree to …

Author: Herfst S, Schrauwen EJA, Linster M, et al.

Published: 2012

Assessment of Human Immune Responses to H7 Avian Influenza Virus of Pandemic Potential: Results from a Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Double-Blind Phase I Study of Live Attenuated H7N3 Influenza Vaccine

This article, published in PLOS ONE, reports on the results of a double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled Phase 1 clinical trial of a cold-adapted and temperature-sensitive A/H7N3 live attenuated influenza vaccine candidate. The results of the …

Author: Rudenko L, Kiseleva I, Naykhin AN, et al.

Published: 2014

Avian and Pandemic Influenza: An Overview

This brief overview, published in the journal Vaccine, reviews basic virologic, immunologic, and epidemiologic information relevant to understanding and preparing for a pandemic influenza threat. In particular, the role of avian influenza …

Author: Poland G, Jacobson R, Targonski P

Published: 2007

Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)

This web page provides important information for the public, health professionals, and travelers on avian influenza, including key facts on how the virus is spread and treatment for avian influenza.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Can Successful Vaccines Teach Us How to Induce Efficient Protective Immune Responses?

This article, published in Nature Medicine, reviews current successful vaccines and identifies their mechanisms of protection in the hopes of tackling the challenges posed by those infectious targets that have thus far escaped successful …

Author: Lambert PH, Liu M, Siegrist CA

Published: 2005

Clinical Aspects of Pandemic 2009 Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infection

This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, offers a comprehensive review of virologic, epidemiologic, and clinical data on influenza A(H1N1) virus infections during the 2009 pandemic and summarizes key issues for clinicians …

Author: Writing Committee of the WHO Consultation on Clinical Aspects of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Influenza

Published: 2010

The Compelling Need for Game-Changing Influenza Vaccines: An Analysis of the Influenza Vaccine Enterprise and Recommendations for the Future

This report provides a review of all aspects of influenza vaccine research and development, financing, manufacturing, efficacy, safety, regulatory issues, procurement, distribution, usage, public education, consumer acceptance, and public policy. …

Author: Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy

Published: 2012

Correlates of Protection: Novel Generations of Influenza Vaccines

This article, published in the journal Vaccine, reviews potential correlates of protection against influenza and discusses some of the vaccination strategies that could result in optimal protection against epidemic and pandemic influenza. ABSTRACT …

Author: Rimmelzwaan GF, McElhaney JE

Published: 2008

Cross-Reactive Antibody Responses to the 2009 Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Virus

This article, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, describes a study to assess preexisting immunity in humans to the new pandemic influenza A(H1N1) virus in order to evaluate seasonal vaccine strategies. Researchers used a …

Author: Hancock K, Veguilla V, Lu X, et al.

Published: 2009

Disease Outbreak News

This web page provides frequently updated information about current disease outbreaks, as well as disease-specific archives of past alerts and links to related resources.

Author: World Health Organization

Diseases and the Vaccines That Prevent Them

This series of fact sheets describes symptoms of infection as well as the benefits and risk of vaccination for 14 diseases, including hepatitis B, Haemophilus influenzae type b, influenza, pneumococcal disease, polio, and rotavirus. There …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2011

Effectiveness of Maternal Influenza Immunization in Mothers and Infants

Young infants and pregnant women are at increased risk for serious consequences of influenza infection. Inactivated influenza vaccine is recommended for pregnant women but is not licensed for infants younger than six months of age. This study …

Author: Zaman K, Roy E, Arifeen S, et al.

Published: 2008

Emergence of a Novel Swine-Origin Influenza A (H1N1) Virus in Humans

This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, describes the findings of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Novel Swine-Origin Influenza A(H1N1) Virus Investigation Team from their assessment of the …

Author: Novel Swine-Origin Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Investigation Team

Published: 2009

Estimated Global Mortality Associated With the First 12 Months of 2009 Pandemic Influenza A H1N1 Virus Circulation: A Modelling Study

This article, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, estimates the global mortality associated with the first 12 months of the 2009 influenza A/H1N1 virus pandemic. Results of the analysis estimate that respiratory and cardiovascular …

Author: Dawood FS, Iuliano AD, Reed C, et al.

Published: 2012

Estimating Age-Specific Cumulative Incidence for the 2009 Influenza Pandemic: A Meta-analysis of A(H1N1)pdm09 Serological Studies From 19 Countries

This article, published in Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, details the results of a meta-analysis conducted to provide insights into the global impact of the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic. The study estimates overall and age-specific …

Author: Van Kerkhove MD, Hirve S, Koukounari A, Mounts AW

Published: 2013

Expanding Vaccine Solutions Against Influenza

This fact sheet highlights PATH's multifaceted approach to expanding vaccine solutions against pandemic and seasonal influenza that are optimal for the developing world. It describes our efforts to advance the development of promising new influenza …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Flu (Influenza)

This web page provides key information about influenza, including seasonal, avian, and pandemic influenza. Resources include information on causes, symptoms, prevention, and treatment for influenza.

Author: US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

FLU.gov

This website provides fact sheets, reports, articles, videos, and other resources about influenza symptoms, treatment, prevention, and vaccination.

Author: US Department of Health & Human Services

Getting Beyond Getting Ready for Pandemic Influenza

This US Congressional report provides an assessment of the US government's efforts under the Bush administration to conduct influenza pandemic preparedness activities. The report is based on Congressional hearings and meetings with public- …

Author: US House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security

Published: 2009

Global Burden of Respiratory Infections Due to Seasonal Influenza in Young Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

This article, published in The Lancet, details a systematic review and meta-analysis to estimate the global incidence of and mortality from lower respiratory infections associated with influenza in children younger than five years of age. Based on …

Author: Nair H, Brooks WA, Katz M, et al.

Published: 2011

The Global Initiative on Sharing Avian Influenza Data (GISAID)

The Global Initiative on Sharing Avian Influenza Data (GISAID) expands and complements existing efforts by foster international sharing of avian influenza isolates and data. Scientists participating in the GISAID consortium would …

Author: The GISAID Foundation

Global Pandemic Influenza Action Plan to Increase Vaccine Supply: Progress Report 2006 - 2008

This progress report is a follow on to the World Health Organization's (WHO's) Global Pandemic Influenza Action Plan (GAP) released in May 2005 to address the global shortage of influenza vaccines for epidemics and potential pandemics. It summarizes …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2009

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