2010 - Influenza vaccination of children and adolescents decreased influenza infection in nonvaccinated community members
- Childhood Influenza Vaccination Coverage -- United States, 2003-04 Influenza Season. Santibanez, T. A.; Singleton, J. A.; Santoli, J.; Euler, G.; Bridges, C. B. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;2/3/2006, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p100
The article provides an assessment of childhood influenza vaccination coverage for the 2003-04 influenza season in the U.S. It mentions the two measures of childhood influenza vaccination coverage that were reported. It indicates that during the second season in which the Advisory Committee on...
- 'Tis still the season to be jolly-if you've had your flu vaccination. E.B. // Medical Update;Feb96, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p4
Recommends short-term prophylaxis with the antiviral drugs amantadine and rimantadine for persons with high risk for influenza. Effectiveness against influenza A; Persons with increased risk of complications from flu.
- Letters. // Body Bulletin;Nov94, p4
Answers a reader's question about whether or not he should get a flu shot. Information from the American Lung Association regarding those who are at high risk for the flu; What to do if you get the flu. INSET: Can you have a recurrence of flu?.
- Intranasal vaccine for prevention of influenza in children. Hartzema, Abraham C. // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;8/15/2004, Vol. 61 Issue 16, p1716
Assesses the use of the FluMist live attenuated intranasal vaccine to prevent childhood influenza in the U.S. Clinical trials of intranasal influenza vaccines; Requirements for an efficient and effective use of FluMist; Role of pharmacists in influenza immunization.
- Failure to Become Immunized When Caring for Patients: An Ethical and Professional Obligation. KEOUGH, LORI // Rhode Island Medical Journal;Nov2013, Vol. 96 Issue 11, p19
The article discusses the factors for mandating seasonal influenza vaccination in health care workers (HCW) along with its ethical implications. It mentions that HCW vaccination protects high-risk patients such as infants for which direct immunization does not reduce risk while it reduces the...
- Flu vaccine linked to reduced risk of heart attack. PHILPOTT, LEANNE // Australian Journal of Pharmacy;Nov2013, Vol. 94 Issue 1122, p5
The article focuses on a study performed by the Westmead hospital in Sydney, New South Wales on acute myocardial infarction (AIM) in influenza and revealed that flu vaccines protect against both influenza and heart attacks.
- Flu shot cuts stroke risk 24%. Berklan, James M. // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Apr2014, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p3
The article informs that researchers from the University of Nottingham in Nottingham, England and the University of Lincoln in Lincoln, England have found that people vaccinated against flu are at 24 percent lower risk of getting stroke during flu season.
- Keeping the Flu Virus at Bay. MUREITHI, BRIAN; KABALE, NASIBO // Diplomat East Africa;Jun2014, Vol. 47, p59
The article offers information on risk factors, symptoms and vaccination of viral illness influenza (Flu). Topics discussed include symptoms of flu like high fever, muscle soreness and headache, the flu virus spread as communicable disease to any age and health status people and administration...
- A Prescription for Good Health during Flu Season: Get Vaccinated. Baker, Carol J. // Pediatrics for Parents;May/Jun2012, Vol. 28 Issue 5/6, p30
The article offers information on how to get rid of influenza. It emphasizes that getting a flu vaccine is the best recommendation to protect children and parents of the risk of getting influenza. Several areas that people need to know about preventing influenza were outlined which include...