In this current US catchup vaccination era, which immunization not yet administered could have prevented the illnesses in each situation?
In persons with COPD, seasonal influenza and PPSV23 vaccines, separately or together, reduced the risk for COPD- and pneumonia-related hospitalizations.
The Labcorp home test, available without a prescription, is delivered overnight and includes a return envelope. Results are available in 1-2 days.
Novavax reports that the various combinations assessed were safe and induced immune responses comparable to stand-alone formulations of both vaccines.
Drops in flu vaccine coverage this season have been recorded among young children and pregnant people and racial/ethnic gaps in uptake continue, says CDC.
From transmission to treatment, COVID-19 and flu have several similarities and differences. Knowing how they differ will be the key to diagnosis this flu season.
Vaccination against flu is the best protection from the infection according to 61% of US adults surveyed by NFID. How do the rest feel about the threat?
Click through top flu indicators tracked by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention weekly US influenza surveillance report.
The CDC recommends ASAP use of antivirals in certain high-risk patient groups. Test your memory of who is in those groups with 2 short questions.
Influenza B is the diagnosis and the patient wants to start antiviral therapy. Factoring in CDC guidance, patient preference, and price, which of the 4 options makes most sense?