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Disease: Influenza

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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 …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

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

Published: 2012

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

Published: 2007

Kill or Cure: Influenza

This 25-minute BBC World documentary, produced by Rockhopper TV, examines the history of influenza and current research into treatment and vaccinations aimed at preventing a future influenza pandemic.

Author: Rockhopper TV

Published: 2005

Landscape Analysis: Trends in Vaccine Availability and Novel Vaccine Delivery Technologies: 2008–2025

This landscape analysis identifies trends in the availability of vaccines and novel vaccine delivery technologies that are and will be of relevance to low- and middle-income countries from the present through 2025.

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2008

A Live Attenuated Influenza A(H5N1) Vaccine Induces Long-Term Immunity in the Absence of a Primary Antibody Response

This article, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, reports on a study on whether two influenza A(H5N1) live attenuated vaccines for pandemic use (pLAIVs) primed or established long-lasting immunity that could be detected by …

Author: Talaat KR, Luke CJ, Khurana S, et al.

Published: 2014

Maternal Immunization Against Viral Disease

This article, published in Vaccine, discusses the advantages and disadvantages of maternal immunization to augment the protective effect of maternal antibody against many viral diseases in the young infant. The authors also present more specific …

Author: Englund J, Glezen WP, Piedra PA

Published: 1998

Microneedle Patches

PATH is exploring ways to address some of the many factors that can prevent people from accessing the vaccines that they need. One potential solution is intradermal delivery of vaccines. Microneedles are a diverse category of delivery technologies …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

More About Influenza

This web page on the Vaccine Resource Library provides a link to PATH's work on influenza, as well as general information about the disease and the current vaccine landscape.

Author: PATH

Published: 2012

National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)

The mission of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) is the prevention of disease, disability, and death through immunization and by control of respiratory and related diseases. This web page contains additional …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccine in Various Age Groups

This article, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, details a randomized clinical trial conducted in China to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of a split-virus, inactivated vaccine candidate against the 2009 pandemic …

Author: Zhu F, Wang H, Fang H, et al.

Published: 2009

Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infections in Three Pregnant Women--United States, April to May 2009

During seasonal influenza epidemics and previous pandemics, pregnant women have been at increased risk for complications related to influenza infection. In addition, maternal influenza virus infection and accompanying hyperthermia place fetuses at …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2009

Outpatient Upper Respiratory Tract Viral Infections in Children With Malaria Symptoms in Western Kenya

This article, which appeared in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, describes a cross-sectional study conducted in Kenya’s Nyanza Province to investigate the burden of viral respiratory disease, including influenza, in …

Author: Waitumbi JN, Kuypers J, Anyona SB, et al.

Published: 2010

Pandemic Flu

PandemicFlu.gov provides comprehensive government-wide information on pandemic influenza and avian influenza for the general public, health and emergency preparedness professionals, policymakers, government and business leaders, school systems, and …

Author: US Department of Health and Human Services

Pandemic Flu and You

Pandemicfluandyou.org is a comprehensive resource guide on pandemic influenza. The site is a one-stop, easy-to-use web portal which contains the most current information and web based resources detailing how a flu pandemic might affect individuals, …

Author: Trust for America's Health

Pandemic Influenza in Africa, Lessons Learned From 1968: A Systematic Review of the Literature

This article, published in Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, reviews published data on pandemic influenza virus infection in Africa from January 1950 through August 2008, a time period covering the influenza A(H2N2) pandemic of 1957 and the …

Author: Ortiz JR, Lafond KE, Wong, TA, Uyeki TM

Published: 2011

The Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Challenge

This editorial, published in the journal Vaccine, discusses some of the challenges of meeting influenza vaccine demand in the event of a pandemic, including vaccine technology, manufacturing capacity, demand for seasonal influenza …

Author: Kieny MP, Fukuda K

Published: 2008

Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Policy -- Considering the Early Evidence

This editorial, published in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), comments on two articles released through NEJM (Greenberg et al. and Clark et al.) that describe preliminary data on the immunogenicity of the influenza A (H1N1) 2009 …

Author: Neuzil KM

Published: 2009

Pandemic Planning Update VI: A Report from Secretary Michael O. Leavitt

This report provides an update on the US government's progress in energizing a national pandemic influenza preparedness movement over nearly three years. The report includes a timeline of pandemic preparedness events; monitoring and …

Author: US Department of Health and Human Services

Published: 2009

Pandemic Preparedness

This web page provides information and links to useful resources on global influenza pandemic preparedness, including how to detect and prepare for a pandemic as well as responses to an influenza pandemic.

Author: World Health Organization

PATH Influenza Vaccine Project: Accelerating the Development of New Influenza Vaccines for Low-Resource Countries

This article, published in Expert Review of Vaccines, discusses the current influenza vaccine landscape and the steps that PATH, an international global health nonprofit, is taking through its Influenza Vaccine Project to accelerate the development …

Author: Neuzil KM, Tsvetnitsky V, Nyari LJ, Bright RA, Boslego JW

Published: 2012

The Pink Book—Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

This book provides physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and others with the most comprehensive information on vaccine-preventable diseases. In addition to chapters on more general vaccine-related topics, it …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2012

The Potential for Respiratory Droplet-Transmissible A/H5N1 Influenza Virus to Evolve in a Mammalian Host

This article, published in Science, details a study to determine the potential for avian influenza A/H5N1 viruses to become transmissible via respiratory droplets between mammals in nature. From surveillance data, the researchers concluded that some …

Author: Russell CA, Fonville JM, Brown AEX, et al.

Published: 2012

Prevent Childhood Influenza

This website provides materials about childhood influenza vaccination in the United States. It is targeted to both consumer and healthcare professionals. Materials include fact sheets, videos, social media sharing tools, real-life stories, …

Author: National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition

Progress with Human H5N1 Vaccines: A Perspective From Industry

This article, published in Expert Review of Vaccines, offers an industry perspective on the progress made toward preparedness for a potential human influenza H5N1 pandemic, with a review of research, development, testing, and current …

Author: Palache B, Krause R

Published: 2009

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