Influenza News and Research

Latest Influenza News and Research

CDC and Aventis Pasteur plan to allocate influenza vaccine

CDC and Aventis Pasteur plan to allocate influenza vaccine

Health care providers need to work together to ensure that high-risk individuals get the flu shot

Health care providers need to work together to ensure that high-risk individuals get the flu shot

Pharmacists respond to unprecedented demand for the flu vaccine in the wake of the current shortage

Pharmacists respond to unprecedented demand for the flu vaccine in the wake of the current shortage

Indiana health officials are appealing to health care providers to limit use of this year’s diminished supply of flu vaccine

Indiana health officials are appealing to health care providers to limit use of this year’s diminished supply of flu vaccine

Influenza is a contagious disease caused by an RNA virus of the orthomyxoviridae family

Influenza is a contagious disease caused by an RNA virus of the orthomyxoviridae family

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services responds to loss of Chiron flu vaccine

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services responds to loss of Chiron flu vaccine

Call for elderly and children to be vaccinated first in response to flu vaccine shortage

Call for elderly and children to be vaccinated first in response to flu vaccine shortage

Moderate exercise in mice after they were infected with influenza protects them from dying

Moderate exercise in mice after they were infected with influenza protects them from dying

Thailand's Ministry of Public Health has today confirmed a further case of human infection with H5N1 avian influenza

Thailand's Ministry of Public Health has today confirmed a further case of human infection with H5N1 avian influenza

Giving flu vaccine to toddlers in the spring and fall guards against infection

Giving flu vaccine to toddlers in the spring and fall guards against infection

Additional measures to prevent H5 avian influenza in view of the recent situation in Southeast Asia

Additional measures to prevent H5 avian influenza in view of the recent situation in Southeast Asia

Drug-resistant bacteria increasingly causing infections in healthy people

Drug-resistant bacteria increasingly causing infections in healthy people

Each year, between 25 million and 50 million Americans will suffer with the flu

Each year, between 25 million and 50 million Americans will suffer with the flu

Bacterium Haemophilus influenza has to secrete a glue-like protein

Bacterium Haemophilus influenza has to secrete a glue-like protein

ID Biomedical awarded US$9.5 million to develop its cell culture-based influenza vaccine

ID Biomedical awarded US$9.5 million to develop its cell culture-based influenza vaccine

Last year over 36,000 Americans died from exposure to the flu

Last year over 36,000 Americans died from exposure to the flu

Chiron CEO to appear before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging

Chiron CEO to appear before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging

Hong Kong health commitment pledged in Sweden

Hong Kong health commitment pledged in Sweden

Hong Kong influenza vaccination to start November

Hong Kong influenza vaccination to start November

CDC reports that too few young children are protected against influenza

CDC reports that too few young children are protected against influenza