Influenza Vaccines


Barriers for Influenza Vaccination

In addition to the well-recognized barriers to successful influenza vaccination, this study demonstrates that misperceptions about the need, effectiveness, and safety of influenza vaccination remain an important impediment to immunization.

Updated: Junio 29, 2006 | Read full article...

Effectiveness of Inactivated Influenza Vaccine

How effective is the inactivated influenza vaccine? This study showed that inactivated vaccines were effective against Influenza A in children 1 to 16 years of age.

Updated: Marzo 9, 2005 | Read full article...

Effectiveness of Influenza Vaccine in Older People

Although universal influenza immunization has been recommended for older Americans for many years, this recommendation was not made in the United Kingdom until recently. This study assessed the effectiveness of influenza immunization in people older than 64 years in the UK.

Updated: Agosto 18, 2004 | Read full article...

Efficacy of Injectable and Intranasal Influenza Vaccines

This study compared the efficacy of the injectable inactivated (TIV) and the intranasal attenuated (LAIV) influenza vaccines in healthy adults.

Updated: Enero 3, 2007 | Read full article...

Impact of Influenza Vaccination in the Elderly

This study looked at the effectiveness of inactivated influenza vaccine at protecting seniors from hospitalizations for pneumonia or influenza-like illness and from death from all causes.

Updated: Junio 27, 2008 | Read full article...

Influenza Vaccination and High-Risk Medical Conditions

This study estimated the effectiveness of influenza vaccination in reducing serious complications in persons less than 65 years old with high-risk medical conditions during an influenza epidemic.

Updated: Noviembre 2, 2006 | Read full article...

Influenza Vaccination and Mortality in the Elderly

Taking into account the aging of the population and the different types of influenza viruses that have caused epidemics, this study analyzed if there has been a reduction in mortality as influenza vaccine coverage has increased among the elderly.

Updated: Noviembre 17, 2006 | Read full article...

Influenza Vaccination During Pregnancy

This study describes the effectiveness of influenza vaccination during pregnancy in protecting both the mother and the infant.

Updated: Enero 29, 2009 | Read full article...

Influenza Vaccine During Pregnancy and Infant Hospitalizations

This matched control study assessed whether influenza vaccination of pregnant women decreased hospitalization among their newborns.

Updated: Enero 4, 2011 | Read full article...

Safety of the Intranasal Influenza Vaccine

This study found that the intranasal influenza vaccine was generally safe in older children and adolescents. However, there may be an increased risk of asthma in children younger than 36 months of age.

Updated: Mayo 19, 2004 | Read full article...

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