Update: Influenza Activity -- United States, 2010-11 Season, and Composition of the 2011-12 Influenza Vaccine

Kniss, Krista; Epperson, Scott; Blanton, Lenne; Ustaquim, Desiree; Bishop, Amber; D'Mello, Tiffany; Perez, Alejandro; Dhara, Rosaline; Brammer, Lynnette; Gubareva, Larisa; Wallis, Teresa; Xu, Xiyan; Bresee, Joseph; Klimov, Alexander; Cox, Nancy; Finelli, Lyn
June 2011
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;6/3/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 21, p705
The article focuses on a report that summarizes influenza activity in the U.S. during the 2010-11 influenza season (October 3, 2010-May 21, 2011) and describes the components of the 2011-12 Northern Hemisphere influenza vaccine. It found that influenza A (H3N2) remained the predominant virus throughout the season in the U.S. while 2009 influenza A (H1N1) and influenza B viruses also circulated widely. More than 5,000 influenza virus specimens have been tested for antiviral resistance in 2010.


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