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Disease: Influenza

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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

Publication date: 2009

Global Production of Seasonal and Pandemic (H1N1) Influenza Vaccines in 2009-2010 and Comparison with Previous Estimates and Global Action Plan Targets

This article, published in Vaccine, summarizes results from a World Health Organization (WHO) survey assessing global influenza vaccine production in the context of the 2009 influenza A (H1N1) pandemic.  The authors compare results …

Author: Partridge J, Kieny MP, World Health Organization H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Task Force

Publication date: 2010

The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History

This book provides an account the influenza pandemic of 1918 that killed at least 40 million people in less than a year. John Barry illustrates not only how this infectious disease spread, but also how it torn at the social fabric of the time …

Author: Barry JM

Publication date: 2004

H2N2 Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine is Safe and Immunogenic for Healthy Adult Volunteers

This article, published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, reports the results of a study to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of an H2N2 live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) candidate. The authors found that the vaccine candidate …

Author: Isakova-Sivak I, Stukova M, Erofeeva M, et al.

Publication date: 2015

How Can We Solve the Enigma of Influenza Vaccine-Induced Protection?

This commentary, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, provides the author's perspective on results from a prospective household cohort study conducted in Michigan, United States that generated influenza vaccine effectiveness estimates …

Author: Neuzil KM

Publication date: 2015

Immunization

This site offers information on vaccine and immunization programs at the American Academy of Pediatrics and includes video and text resources for parents. Resources include frequently asked questions for families, immunization information for …

Author: American Academy of Pediatrics

Immunize Canada

This partnership of nongovernmental, professional, health, consumer, government, and private-sector organizations aims to promote the understanding and use of vaccines recommended by Canada's National Advisory Committee on Immunization. Its goal is …

Author: Immunize Canada

Immunogenicity of a Monovalent 2009 Influenza A(H1N1) Vaccine in Infants and Children: A Randomized Trial

This article, published in The Journal of the American Medical Association, details a randomized, observer-blind, age-stratified, parallel group study assessing two doses of an inactivated, split-virus 2009 influenza A(H1N1) vaccine in healthy …

Author: Nolan T, McVernon J, Skeljo M, et al.

Publication date: 2010

Impact of Maternal Immunization on Influenza Hospitalizations in Infants

This article, published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, reports on the results of a study to determine whether maternal vaccination during pregnancy was associated with a reduced risk of laboratory-confirmed influenza …

Author: Poehling KA, Szilagyi PG, Staat MA, et al.

Publication date: 2011

Improving the Reach of Vaccines to Low-Resource Regions, With a Needle-Free Vaccine Delivery Device and Long-Term Thermostabilization

In this article, published in the Journal of Controlled Release, the authors describe how dry-coated microprojections, a needle-free vaccine delivery device, can deliver vaccine to abundant antigen-presenting cells in the skin and induce efficient …

Author: Chen X, Fernando GJP, Crichton ML, et al.

Publication date: 2011

Increasing Uptake of Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine Among Children in the United States, 2008–2014

This article, published in Vaccine, reports on a study to examine the use of live attenuated influenza vaccines (LAIV) in US children aged two to eight years. The authors found increased LAIV usage over inactivated influenza vaccines in all sites …

Author: Rodgers L, Pabst LJ, Chaves SS

Publication date: 2015

Indian Academy of Pediatrics Advisory Committee on Vaccines and Immunization Practices

This website from the Indian Academy of Pediatrics provides up-to-date information on vaccination for the general public and heath care professionals. It provides a range of resources including information about the latest recommendations by the …

Author: Indian Academy of Pediatrics Advisory Committee on Vaccines and Immunization Practices

Induction of Unnatural Immunity: Prospects for a Broadly Protective Universal Influenza Vaccine

This article, published in Nature Medicine, is a commentary on new vaccine approaches that have the potential to provide pathways for the development of universal influenza vaccines that could protect across all influenza strains. ABSTRACT ONLY. …

Author: Nabel GJ, Fauci AS

Publication date: 2010

Influenza

This web page provides an overview of influenza. It also includes links to general and technical information about influenza and vaccines, as well as related World Health Organization programs and activities.

Author: World Health Organization

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)

Influenza

The mission of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy is to prevent illness and death from infectious diseases, including influenza, through epidemiologic research and the rapid translation of scientific information into …

Author: Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, University of Minnesota

Influenza (Flu)

This web page provides information and resources for health professionals and the public on preventing and controlling influenza.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Influenza: Options to Improve Pandemic Preparation

This commentary, published in Science, reviews the options available in the short term to protect humans from influenza epidemics and pandemics. The authors also briefly discuss the solutions that research may make available in the long term.

Author: Rappouli R, Dormitzer PR

Publication date: 2012

Influenza (Seasonal)

This fact sheet provides information on seasonal influenza, including who is at risk, signs and symptoms of the disease, and prevention and treatment options.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

Influenza Vaccination of Pregnant Women and Protection of Their Infants

This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, presents results from two double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trials of trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV3) in South Africa during 2011 in pregnant women infected …

Author: Madhi SA, Cutland CL, Kuwanda L, et al.

Publication date: 2014

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