Immunization Issues


Influenza causes approximately 36,000 deaths and 148,000 hospitalizations each year in the United States. The best way to be protected against the disease is with influenza vaccination.

This section contains information about influenza, influenza vaccines and related topics.


Influenza in Children

Trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine (TIV) has been recommended for many years for children with underlying medical conditions and for children living in households with someone at increased risk of complications of influenza. More recently, TIV was first encouraged and then recommended for all children 6-23 months of age.

Updated: October 19, 2005 | Read full article...

Influenza Pandémica y de Temporada

¿Cuál es la diferencia entre la influenza de temporada y la pandémica? ¿Cuál es el papel de los virus de aves y cerdos en una posible pandemia?

Updated: April 26, 2011 | Read full article...

Seasonal and Pandemic Influenza

What is the difference between seasonal and pandemic influenza? What is the role of bird and swine flu viruses in a potential pandemic?

Updated: April 21, 2010 | Read full article...

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