Influenza vaccination coverage against seasonal and pandemic influenza and their determinants in France: a cross-sectional survey
- Mitigation Strategies for Pandemic Influenza A: Balancing Conflicting Policy Objectives. Hollingsworth, T. Déirdre; Klinkenberg, Don; Heesterbeek, Hans; Anderson, Roy M. // PLoS Computational Biology;Feb2011, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p1
Mitigation of a severe influenza pandemic can be achieved using a range of interventions to reduce transmission. Interventions can reduce the impact of an outbreak and buy time until vaccines are developed, but they may have high social and economic costs. The non-linear effect on the epidemic...
- Strategy to Enhance Influenza Surveillance Worldwide. Ortiz, Justin R.; Sotomayor, Viviana; Uez, Osvaldo C.; Oliva, Otavio; Bettels, Deborah; McCarron, Margaret; Bresee, Joseph S.; Mounts, Anthony W. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Aug2009, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p1271
The emergence of a novel strain of influenza virus A (H1N1) in April 2009 focused attention on influenza surveillance capabilities worldwide. In consultations before the 2009 outbreak of influenza subtype H1N1, the World Health Organization had concluded that the world was unprepared to respond...
- Toward a universal influenza vaccine: from the perspective of protective efficacy. Yo Han Jang; Baik Lin Seong // Clinical & Experimental Vaccine Research;Jul2013, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p71
The authors comment on the efforts to develop a universal vaccine against influenza viruses. They describe the threat of pandemics caused by influenza viruses. They explain the factors that prevent the development of a universal influenza vaccine that offers protection against all subtypes. They...
- Pandemic Flu Vaccine: Are We Doing Enough? Campbell, J. D. // Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics;Dec2007, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p633
Influenza experts have been trying for a long time to convince other scientists, the public health community, and the general population that preparations for a pandemic should be a priority. But it was not until the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian strain emerged, causing a great epizootic and...
- WIN Â£100 worth of Amazon vouchers. // GP: General Practitioner;12/14/2007, p13
The article presents information on questions asked in a survey related to influenza immunization program going on in Great Britain. The questions included in the survey relate to delays or shortages in the delivery of flu supplies in 2007, group of patients, who most frequently attend flu jabs,...
- Influenza Vaccine Efficacy: Flu Shot vs Nasal Mist. Kuritzky, Louis // Internal Medicine Alert;11/15/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 21, p167
The article compares the advantage outcomes between flu shot and nasal mist as vaccination for influenza.
- Achieving Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5: Do every mother and child really count? Kolčić, Ivana // Croatian Medical Journal;Apr2013, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p107
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various articles within the issue on topics including the effectiveness of Influenza vaccine, the risks factors associated with the acute lower respiratory infections (ALRI) and the nutrition intake for infants and young children.
- Clinical trials of a nasal spray influenza vaccine. Wood, Stephanie // Redbook;Jan98, Vol. 190 Issue 3, p114
Reports the clinical trials being conducted on a nasal spray influenza vaccine in the United States. Percentage of children who got the flu after receiving the vaccine.
- Health commish and I urge all to get vaccinated vs. flu. BLOOMBERG, MICHAEL R. // Filipino Reporter;11/30/2012, Vol. 40 Issue 52, p24
The article urges the people of New York City to get vaccinated against influenza, a highly contagious respiratory infection that is the third leading cause of death in the city.