Expansion of seasonal influenza vaccination in the Americas
- Beginning September 1st Harris Teeter Will Offer Seasonal Flu Shot Clinics in ALL 199 Store Locations. // Tennessee Tribune;9/9/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 36, p4B
The article reports on the availability of seasonal influenza vaccines at Harris Teeter stores in Charlotte, North Carolina.
- Fewer than one in five healthcare staff in England have received the seasonal flu jab, prompting renewed calls for nurses to ensure they are vaccinated. // Nursing Standard;1/5/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 18, p6
Fewer than one in five healthcare staff in England have received the seasonal flu jab, prompting renewed calls for nurses to ensure they are vaccinated.
- Protecting Yourself and Your Patients During the Viral Season. Davis, Jeffrey // AARC Times;Feb2012, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p32
The article discusses the importance of protection against seasonal viral infections. Viral infections are usually on the rise during the winter season including seasonal influenza, human parainfluenza viruses (HPIV), and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). It suggests that respiratory therapists...
- Clinical digest. VACCINATING CHILDREN IS COST-EFFECTIVE FOR TACKLING FLU BURDEN. // Nursing Standard;10/28/2015, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p14
The article discusses a study which found that extending the national flu vaccination program to children aged 5 to 16 years is a cost-effective way to reduce disease burden in the general population.
- Spreading the word about seasonal influenza. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Apr2012, Vol. 90 Issue 4, p252
The article reports on seasonal influenza communication campaigns which are being conducted in 2012 in several countries across the globe, including Sierra Leone, Brazil and New Zealand. A discussion of the challenges that health professionals face when designing and implementing influenza...
- The flu shot remains a vital healthcare tool. Sanders, Lori // Clinical Advisor;Dec2015, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p91
No abstract available.
- Factors influencing uptake of influenza vaccination among hospital-based health care workers. Qureshi, A. M.; Hughes, N. J. M.; Murphy, E.; Primrose, W. R. // Occupational Medicine;May,2004, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p197
Background Vaccination of health care workers against influenza has been shown to lower mortality among elderly patients, but uptake of voluntary vaccination among health care workers remains low.Aims Factors influencing uptake of vaccination were examined among a cross-section of health care...
- BEAT THE FLU. // Good Health & Medicine;Apr2007, p13
The article advises Australians to get influenza vaccination before May 2007. The vaccine is free for those 65 years and older. It is recommended for people with chronic medical conditions, healthcare providers, and anyone who wants to decrease the likelihood of becoming ill. The symptoms of...
- Early Estimates of Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness -- United States, January 2015. Flannery, Brendan; Clippard, Jessie; Zimmerman, Richard K.; Nowalk, Mary Patricia; Jackson, Michael L.; Jackson, Lisa A.; Monto, Arnold S.; Petrie, Joshua G.; McLean, Huong Q.; Belongia, Edward A.; Gaglani, Manjusha; Berman, LaShondra; Foust, Angie; Sessions, Wendy; Thaker, Swathi N.; Spencer, Sarah; Fry, Alicia M. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;1/16/2015, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p10
The article presents an early estimate of seasonal influenza vaccine effectiveness for prevention of influenza virus infection associated with acute respiratory illness (ARI) in the U.S. Of the more than two thousand children and adults with ARI enrolled at the study sites, more than forty...