By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Swedish Public Health Agency, or Folkhälsomyndigheten is recommending vaccination against influenza and pneumococci, and due to the current pandemic, vaccination is extra...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Swine flu viruses do not normally infect people; however, sporadic human infections with these viruses have occurred. Agricultural and health officials in Alberta are reporting...

More than a dozen U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers experienced large, repeated outbreaks of vaccine-preventable illnesses in the last three years, according to a new study...

A global leader in influenza prevention, Seqirus presented today absolute efficacy data on the company’s cell-based quadrivalent influenza vaccine (QIVc) from a randomized controlled trial (RCT)...

Each year, the flu vaccine has to be redesigned to account for mutations that the virus accumulates, and even then, the vaccine is often not fully protective for everyone. Researchers at MIT and the Ragon...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 With flu season approaching, the American Medical Association (AMA) is urging everyone six months and older to get vaccinated against the flu. During the 2020-2021 flu season,...

Researchers have identified two antibodies that protect mice against lethal infections of influenza B virus, report scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Icahn School...

A CDC study looking at more than 80,000 adult patients hospitalized with flu over eight seasons found that sudden, serious heart complications were common, occurring in 12% of patients, or 1 in 8. “Previous...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports a human infection with an influenza A(H3N2) variant (A(H3N2)v) virus in Hawaii this week. The patient...

The World Health Organization (WHO) was told of one human case of infection with a swine influenza A(H1N1)v virus from Germany on 3 July. Details include the infection was detected in a 2-year old male...