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Disease: Influenza

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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

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

Published: 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

Published: 2004

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.

Published: 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.

Published: 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.

Published: 2011

Increasing Access to Lifesaving Vaccines: PATH Closes the Immunization Gap Through Innovation and Collaboration

This fact sheet outlines PATH's work on vaccines and immunization. Topic areas include developing affordable vaccines, designing innovative vaccine technologies, and expanding uptake of existing vaccines. These efforts reduce the burden of malaria, …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Increasing Vaccine Supply to Protect Against Influenza

This fact sheet describes a project that PATH is implementing in collaboration with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority within the US Department of Health and Human Services. The project is supporting the enhancement of …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Indian Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Immunisation

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 …

Author: Indian Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Immunisation

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

Published: 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

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: 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

Published: 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

Published: 2009

Influenza Vaccine for Pregnant Women in Resource-Constrained Countries: A Review of the Evidence to Inform Policy Decisions

While influenza vaccination of pregnant women may be justified on the basis of preventing maternal disease alone, demonstrating additional benefits to the newborn is important to inform policy decisions in areas with limited resources and many …

Author: Ortiz JR, Englund JA, Neuzil KM

Published: 2011

Influenza Vaccine Manufacture: Keeping Up With Change

This editorial, published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, discusses challenges in influenza vaccine development, including the characteristics of the virus and vaccine production.

Author: Neuzil KM, Bright RA

Published: 2009

Influenza Vaccine Strategies for Broad Global Access

This paper analyzes the current supply of influenza vaccines, the predicted demand for influenza vaccines in case of a pandemic, and new vaccine technologies that could provide for the world’s demand in a pandemic situation.

Author: PATH

Published: 2007

Influenza Vaccine Supply: Building Long-Term Sustainability

This article, published in the journal Vaccine, discusses the importance of building long-term sustainability for influenza vaccine supply. This is important for seasonal vaccination, as well as pandemic vaccine supply, which will rely on the same …

Author: Hehme N, Colegate T, Palache B, Hessel L

Published: 2008

Influenza Vaccines for the Future

This review article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, provides an overview of currently available influenza vaccines and new technologies in influenza vaccine production. The authors further offer a perspective on the …

Author: Lambert LC, Fauci AS

Published: 2010

Influenza Vaccines: More Options and More Opportunities

This article, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, discusses the value of comparative studies of influenza vaccines, which provide a uniform way to evaluate the relative performance of different vaccines. The author argues that such …

Author: Neuzil KM

Published: 2012

Influenza Virus Traceability Mechanism

In November 2007, the Intergovernmental Meeting on Pandemic Influenza Preparedness: Sharing of Influenza Viruses and Access to Vaccines and Other Benefits, requested that the World Health Organization (WHO) develop an Influenza Virus Traceability …

Author: World Health Organization

Intradermal Delivery of Vaccines: A Review of the Literature and the Potential for Development for Use in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

The purpose of this report is: (1) to summarize the clinical evidence supporting the intradermal route for vaccine administration and the devices being developed for this purpose; (2) to determine whether intradermal delivery broadly holds promise …

Author: PATH

Published: 2009

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