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EU recommendations for seasonal flu vaccine composition

Written by | 7 Apr 2024

The winter flu season may be over in the northern hemisphere, but EU regulators are already looking ahead to the next outbreak in autumn 2024. Influenza viruses continuously… read more.

‘Long flu’ has emerged as a consequence similar to long COVID

Written by | 21 Dec 2023

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, extensive research has emerged detailing the virus’s ability to attack multiple organ systems, potentially resulting in a set of enduring and often disabling… read more.

FDA accepts for review supplemental biologics license application for self-administration of FluMist Quadrivalent – AstraZeneca

Written by | 30 Oct 2023

Potential to be the first and only self-administered flu vaccine ; AstraZeneca’s Supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for the approval of a self- or caregiver-administered option for FluMist… read more.

Decreased influenza prevalence potentially associated with public health measures against COVID-19

Written by | 1 Jan 2023

A recent study provides preliminary evidence of the long-term relationship between prevention and control measures and influenza transmission in China during the COVID-19 pandemic, accounting for the impact… read more.

National poll: 1 in 7 parents haven’t discussed vaccines with their child’s primary care provider during pandemic period

Written by | 22 Nov 2022

Parents may not always turn to health professionals for vaccine advice – and a small subset could even be avoiding the conversation – a new national poll suggests…. read more.

Study hints at why older people are more susceptible to the flu

Written by | 12 Nov 2022

Though the COVID-19 pandemic provided a brief respite, influenza virus is back in circulation and, as usual, poses a special danger to people over the age of 65…. read more.

Home-based flu tests as accurate as rapid diagnostic testing in clinical settings

Written by | 14 Mar 2022

Home-based, self-administered tests for influenza are comparable in accuracy to rapid diagnostic tests in clinical settings, according to a recently published, peer-reviewed study. “Home tests are a valuable tool… read more.

Repeated seasonal influenza vaccines also provide kids better protection against future flu pandemics, researchers find

Written by | 5 Feb 2022

Researchers at McMaster University have found that children who receive years of season-specific flu vaccines develop antibodies that also provide broader protection against new strains, including those capable… read more.

No more annual flu shot? New target for universal influenza vaccine

Written by | 6 Jan 2022

Scientists at Scripps Research, University of Chicago and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have identified a new Achilles’ heel of influenza virus, making progress in the… read more.

How to predict severe influenza in hospitalized patients

Written by | 20 May 2021

The four-year project took samples from patients hospitalised with influenza at up to five time points during their hospital stay, and 30 days after discharge. They analysed the… read more.

Intranasal influenza vaccine enhances immune response and offers broad protection

Written by | 5 May 2021

An influenza vaccine that is made of nanoparticles and administered through the nose enhances the body’s immune response to influenza virus infection and offers broad protection against different… read more.

Why COVID-19 pneumonia lasts longer, causes more damage than typical pneumonia

Written by | 24 Jan 2021

Bacteria or viruses like influenza that cause pneumonia can spread across large regions of the lung over the course of hours.

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