Researchers conducted a retrospective cohort study to compare characteristics of children with a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19, seasonal influenza A, and influenza B.
Researchers linked the use of 2 hypertension drug classes to lower mortality for those hospitalized with flu and pneumonia.
Investigators conducted a randomized, open-label trial during the 2018-2019 influenza season to assess neutralization titers in pre- and post-immunization sera from 133 adults immunized with one of three types of influenza vaccines.
Researchers evaluated prevalence of and sociodemographic disparities in influenza vaccination among individuals with ASCVD.
Flu shots may be more important than ever this year, as COVID-19 presents new challenges for clinicians and communities this flu season.
There was very low influenza activity during June to August 2020 in the Southern Hemisphere.
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.