Total results with these characteristics: 114
- 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
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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, …
- 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 …
- 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
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
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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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 …
- Investigating Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine Efficacy in Senegal
This fact sheet describes a Phase 3 clinical study that PATH and its partners are conducting in Senegal to evaluate the clinical efficacy of a seasonal, trivalent live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV). By providing evidence on how well this type …
- Jordan Report: Accelerated Development of Vaccines 2012
This comprehensive report includes expert articles on a variety of vaccine-related topics and updates on vaccine research for specific infectious diseases, such as influenza, malaria, respiratory syncytial virus, and rotavirus.
Author: US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
- Kill or Cure: Avian Flu
This 25-minute BBC World documentary, produced by Rockhopper TV, takes an in depth look at avian influenza, including current clinical trials and when resulting vaccines may be ready for production.
Author: Rockhopper TV