Influenza

 
FDA Authorizes Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccines as Booster Dose in Children Aged 6 Months to 5 Years
December 08, 2022

The FDA amended Pfizer and Moderna EUAs for updated COVID-19 vaccines to include children as young as age 6 months as holidays and winter weather approach.

Daily Dose: Statin Prescribing in Primary Care
December 07, 2022

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Influenza Update: Hospital Admissions Double During post-Thanksgiving Week
December 07, 2022

The inpatient flu census doubled after Thanksgiving travel and gatherings and ICU beds are full. More at-a-glance stats on Flu in the USA, here.

Tripledemic Virus Spread Could Jeopardize Holiday Season 2022, says CDC Director Walensky
December 06, 2022

Flu rates are up after the Thanksgiving holiday week, COVID-19 hospitalizations are increasing, and RSV may or may not be on the wane as Christmas approaches.

Brush up on RSV: Symptoms, Risks, and Treatment
December 01, 2022

Respiratory syncytial virus is an age-old winter foe that could affect many of your patients this year. Take a minute and scan these facts for a refresher.

CDC Reports Flu Activity at 10-year High as COVID-19 and RSV Fill Hospital Beds
November 21, 2022

Overall flu activity is at a 10-year high, according to the CDC's most recent influenza surveillance report, while US hospitals are already overwhelmed.

Daily Dose: Early Oseltamivir in Hospitalized Children with Influenza
November 15, 2022

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Large Analysis of Hospitalized Children with Influenza Supports Early Oseltamivir Treatment
November 14, 2022

Early oseltamivir use reduced the length of hospitalization and risk for hospital readmission in children hospitalized with influenza, according to new research.

Daily Dose: High-dose Flu Vaccine Consistently More Effective vs Standard-dose
October 25, 2022

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