Seasonal influenza vaccination in pregnancy is not significantly associated with adverse early childhood health outcomes among offspring.
The world’s first case of H10N3 bird flu in a person has been reported in China, but chances are low the virus will spread widely among people.
Investigators conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of 37 studies that used a test-negative design to evaluate IVE against influenza-associated hospitalization in children.
Medicare patients of female physicians are more likely than patients of male physicians to receive the influenza vaccine.
Researchers assessed the impact on pooled adjusted end-season vaccine effectiveness estimates from outpatient test-negative design studies.
Two-thirds of adults in the United States have received or intend to receive an influenza vaccination this flu season.
Study authors evaluated influenza-vaccinated patients hospitalized with an influenza-like illness to identify characteristics associated with being at increased risk for hospitalization with influenza.
Investigators used precision surveillance by combining genomic sequencing and conventional surveillance to delineate a nosocomial viral outbreak; they believe the findings of their study are applicable to a range of respiratory pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2.