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Influenza


  • CDC Flu Update: Activity Increasing Slightly
    According to the CDC's FluView report for the week ending Nov. 19, 2016, flu activity increased slightly, but remains low overall in the continental United States. Influenza A (H3) viruses were most commonly reported during week 46. While the timing of influenza activity ...More
    Yesterday Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • Flu Forecasts on Neighborhood Level are Successful
    Scientists at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health developed a computer model to predict the onset, duration, and magnitude of influenza outbreaks for New York City boroughs and neighborhoods. They found the model effective in a test using data from ...More
    2 days ago Posted in News
  • No Association Between Mother's Flu in Pregnancy and Increased Child Autism Risk
    A study of more than 196,000 children found no association between a mother having an influenza infection anytime during pregnancy and an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in children, according to a new study published online by JAMA Pediatrics. The study ...More
    4 days ago Posted in News
  • Pregnant Women at Risk of Getting the Flu are Not Getting Vaccinated
    Healthcare professionals are hesitant to administer the flu vaccine to pregnant women, despite the potential life-saving benefits, according to a UBC study. The study also shows that pregnant women who were eager to get vaccinated had difficulties because health ...More
    2 weeks ago Posted in News
  • CDC Flu Update: Low Activity is Holding Steady
    According to the CDC's FluView report for the week ending Nov. 12, 2016, flu activity is low overall in the continental United States. Influenza A (H3) viruses were most commonly reported during week 45. While the timing of influenza activity varies and is unpredictable, ...More
    2 weeks ago Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • ECDC Says A(H5N8) Flu Risk to Humans is Very Low
    Eight European countries have reported highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5N8) viruses in wild birds, zoo birds and poultry holdings. This is the second time this virus has been introduced into Europe via the autumn migration of wild birds although A(H5N8) has been ...More
    2 weeks ago Posted in News
  • Flu Vaccine's Effectiveness Can Be Improved, New Findings Suggest
    A team of engineers and scientists at the University of Texas at Austin is reporting new findings on how the influenza vaccine produces antibodies that protect against disease, research that suggests that the conventional flu vaccine can be improved. The findings were ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News
  • CDC Flu Update: Activity is Low But Expected to Increase in Coming Weeks
    According to the CDC's FluView report for the week ending Nov. 5, 2016, flu activity is low overall in the continental United States. Influenza A (H3) viruses were most commonly reported during week 44. While the timing of influenza activity varies and is unpredictable, flu ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • Practice Transformation Program Increases Adult Influenza Vaccination
    An evidence-based, step-by-step guide, the 4 Pillars™ Practice Transformation Program, was the foundation of an intervention to increase adult immunizations in primary care and was tested in a randomized controlled cluster trial. The purpose of this study by Lin, ...More
    5 weeks ago Posted in News
  • New Research Uncovers Pattern in Global Flu Outbreaks
    As cold winter weather approaches, millions of people look for remedies to avoid the flu. Yet influenza outbreaks equally affect those living in warm, tropical regions where there is no direct link to seasonal temperature changes. This lack of a seasonal connection between ...More
    5 weeks ago Posted in News
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