Fetal exposure to the H1N1 vaccine is not associated with an increased risk for autism spectrum disorder or autistic disorder in children.
The rate of acute cardiovascular events was found to be high in adults hospitalized with influenza.
For patients with heart failure, influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations are associated with lower in-hospital mortality.
During the upcoming flu season, it is essential to ensure a high coverage rate of vaccination, particularly among populations who are vulnerable to COVID-19.
The efficacy and safety of pimodivir, an inhibitor of influenza virus polymerase basic protein 2, was being investigated in two phase 3 studies.
Influenza vaccination should occur by the end of October, if possible.
The pulmonary pathobiology of patients who died from respiratory failure caused by COVID-19 vs influenza was found to be distinct.
Influenza vaccinations were found to be underutilized among groups who are considered to be at high risk for complications from infection.
Following the initial pandemic wave of SARS-CoV-2 infections, it is unclear what trajectory of transition SARS-CoV-2 might take.
The Theraflu Home FluTest, a novel rapid influenza diagnostic test, demonstrated good sensitivity and specificity for both influenza A and B viruses.
Critically ill patients hospitalized with COVID-19 — particularly those who develop ARDS — may also experience an opportunistic aspergillosis superinfection.
Influenza hospitalizations were decreased among people with diabetes when vaccines were received in multiple influenza seasons.
Study reveals no evidence for an association between first-trimester vaccination and major malformations or congenital heart defects in infants.
A team of investigators conducted a retrospective cohort study to determine the risk of subdeltoid bursitis associated with the administration of the influenza vaccine.
A team of investigators report on the findings from a randomized controlled trial of 3 enhanced influenza vaccines and a standard-dose vaccine in older adults.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, New York State implemented a series of community mitigation strategies, and monitoring approaches are needed to assess the effect of these interventions.
Cell-cultured quadrivalent influenza vaccines may have greater effectiveness compared with standard, egg-derived quadrivalent influenza vaccines.
Targeting the elderly (individuals aged 65 years) for influenza vaccination may not decrease hospitalization or mortality rates in this population.
In laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19, patients with any comorbidities have experienced poorer clinical outcomes compared with those without comorbidities.
Hospitalized patients withCOVID-19 had higher proportions of nonproductive cough, fatigue, and gastrointestinal symptoms as well as lower severity of illness scores compared with patients with H1N1 influenza.