There is something new with the flu and the vaccine against it every year. We summarized answers to 10 questions frequently asked by patients and clinicians alike.
IAC president Kelly Moore, MD, MPH, has a long history of fighting flu and promoting vaccination. She talks about the influenza/COVID season to come and using the best tools we have.
Low rates of routine adult vaccination, reduced further during the 2020-21 pandemic months, threaten a surge in these conditions as the US reopens, says the National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit.
Influenza season brings vaccine fear and misconceptions every year. Stay ahead of patients with our quiz on their questions for you.
The American College of Physicians urges clinicians to make sure adult patients, especially the most vulnerable, are protected against preventable diseases as COVID spreads and flu is imminent.
In the largest study of its kind, patients with COVID-19 who did not receive flu vaccine were significantly more likely to visit the emergency department and to have a stroke, among other severe effects.
Influenza vaccination is associated with lower risk for all-cause and cardiovascular death in patients with CVD vs no vaccination, a new meta-analysis found.
Individuals vaccinated against influenza were 24% less likely to be infected with COVID-19 than those who did not get the flu shot, according to Michigan Medicine researchers.
A high-dose influenza vaccine was no more effective than the standard-dose vaccine at reducing the risk of severe outcomes among patients with heart disease, NIH study finds.
The expanded indication for baloxavir marboxil is positive news as the surge in US COVID-19 cases converges with the arrival of flu season.