NEWS ROOM


2017


CDC Study: First of Its Kind to Show That Flu Vaccination Significantly Reduced Children’s Risk From Flu
4.04.17
CDC
(Read article)
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CDC Study: Finds Vaccinations Significantly Reduce Risk of Death from the Flu
4.04.17
washingtonpost.com
(Read article)
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CDC Prepares for New Strain of Bird Flu Without Appointed Leader
3.06.17
healthcaredive.com
(Read article)
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Nasal Flu Vaccine May Not Be Recommended for Use for Years
2.23.17
statnews.com
(Read article)
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Flu Season Nearing Its Peak, CDC Says
2.04.17
UPI
(Read article)
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Study: Staff Flu Vaccine Mandates Based on Flawed Research
1.30.17
fiercehealthcare.com
(Read article)
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Scientists Report Progress on Long-term Flu Vaccine
1.07.17
washingtonpost.com
(Read article)
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NBC: Flu Season Is Getting Worse, CDC Says
1.06.17
NBC
(Read article)
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Flu Activity Now Widespread in Bay Area
1.06.17
mercurynews.com
(Read article)
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CDC Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report
1.03.17
CDC
(Read article)
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2016


CDC: Influenza Vaccine Rate Low This Season
December 15, 2016
CDC
(Read article)
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Erie, PA: Regional Indications That Flu Season Could Occur Earlier Than Last Year
December 12, 2016
GoErie.com
(Read article)
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CDC Situation Update: Summary of Weekly FluView Report
December 9, 2016
CDC
(Read article)
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University of Wisconsin-Madison: New, More Effective Strategy for Producing Flu Vaccines
December 5, 2016
University of Wisconsin-Madison
(See release)
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Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report: Influenza Activity Increased Slightly But Remained Low
November 26, 2016
CDC
(Review report)
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Navy Researchers Contributed to 2016 Flu Vaccine Selection
November 22, 2016
GlobalBioDefense.com
(Read article)
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HIDA Infographic: Seasonal Trends Show Factors Impacting Provider Demand (PDF)
November 3, 2016
Health Industry Distributors Association
(Download infographic)
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HIDA Blog Post: Physician Offices Remain Top Sites for Vaccination Based on HIDA Flu Survey
November 1, 2016
Health Industry Distributors Association
(Read the post)
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CDC Issues Influenza & Parotitis FAQ for Health Care Providers
October 17, 2016
CDC
(Read the FAQ)
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Even Though the Flu Was Mild Last Year, It Will Be Back Again
October 17, 2016
Washington Post
(Read article)
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Unvaccinated Adults Cost the U.S. More Than $7 Billion a Year
October 12, 2016
UNC News
(Read article)
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CDC Officials Worry That New Flu Vaccine Recommendations Could Reduce Use
September 29, 2016
Washington Post
(Read article)
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CIDRAP News Scan for Sep 26, 2016: Two-dose Flu Vaccination
September 26, 2016
CIDRAP
(Read article)
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CDC: 2016-2017 Influenza Season
September 26, 2016
CDC
(See updates)
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Sorry Kids: Docs Urge Flu Shots, Not Nasal Spray, This Year
September 7, 2016
NY Times
(Read article)
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CDC: Frequently Asked Flu Questions 2016-2017 Influenza Season
September 6, 2016
CDC
(Read article)
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Sorry Kids: Docs Urge Flu Shots, Not Nasal Spray, This Year
September 6, 2016
CDC
(Read article)
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CDC ACIP: Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines
August 30, 2016
CDC
(Read article)
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CDC MMWR: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices — US 2016-17 Flu Season
August 26, 2016
CDC
(Read article)
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08..16:

CDC: What You Should Know for the 2015-2016 Influenza Season
August 25, 2016
CDC
(Read article)
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CDC Study: Influenza Vaccination Reduces Risk of Hospitalization by More Than Half Among Seniors
August 02, 2016
CDC
(Read article)
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CDC Recommends Against FluMist Vaccine
June 22, 2016
CDC
(Read article)
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Novel Strategy May Improve Seasonal Flu Vaccine Effectiveness
May 23, 2016
NIH
(Read article)
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NIH Study Finds Factors That May Influence Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness
April 19, 2016
NIH
(Read article)
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Massachusetts Federal Court Says Mandatory Flu Vaccine for Hospital Worker Does Not Violate Title VII
April 18, 2016
National Law Review
(Read article)
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Receiving the Flu Vaccine While at the Hospital Does Not Increase Adverse Effects
March 16, 2016
The Hospitalist
(Read article)
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Flu Vaccine More Effective This Year; Milder Season So Far
February 26, 2016
Chron News
(Read article)
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Weekly US Map: Influenza Surveillance Update
February 22, 2016
CDC.gov
(View map)
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Weekly US Influenza Surveillance Report
February 22, 2016
CDC.gov
(View report)
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CIDRAP: Late Start to Northern Hemisphere Flu Season Feels Strong H1N1 Impact
February 6, 2016
CIDRAP
(Read article)
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2015


NFID Survey Report: Public Perceptions of the Flu
December 1, 2015
NFID
(Read survey report)
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Fluad: Food and Drug Administration Approves a New, Boosted Flu Vaccine
November 11, 2015
NBC News
(Read article)
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Doctors Anticipate Nasty Flu Season
October 6, 2015
USAtoday.com
(Read article)
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Ouch! Vaccination Rates for Older Adults Falling Short
September 15, 2015
Kaiser Health News
(Read article)
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CDC: Early Flu Treatment Reduces Hospitalization Time, Disability Risk in Older People
September 2, 2015
CDC.gov
(Read article)
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CDC Updates Recommendations for 2015-2016 Flu Season
August 25, 2015
ModernMedicine.com
(Read article)
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Report Recaps ACIP Recommendations for 2015-16 Influenza Season
August 21, 2015
AAFP.org
(Read article)
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CDC Releases 2015-2016 Flu Shot Recommendations
August 10, 2015
McKnights.com
(Read article)
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CDC: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, 2015-16 Influenza Season
August 6, 2015
CDC.gov
(See CDC Recommendations)
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Vaccine Production for 2015-16 Flu Season Underway
June 8, 2015
PhysiciansBriefing.com
(Read article)
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Vaccines Developed for H5N1, H7N9 Avian Flu
May 23, 2015
Toronto Sun
(Read article)
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Hospitals See More Late-season Flu Cases This Year
April 6, 2015
WBIR | NBC News
(Read report)
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H7N9 Bird Flu Has the Makings of a Pandemic Virus, Scientists Warn
March 11, 2015
LA Times
(Read article)
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CDC, FDA Discuss Flu Vaccine Effectiveness, Prepare for Next Year
March 9, 2015
Long-term Living Magazine
(Read article)
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Flu Hospitalizing Record Numbers of Elderly: CDC
February 13, 2015
WebMD News/HealthDay
(Read article)
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CDC: Flu Vaccine Only 23 Percent Effective This Season But Still Better Than Nothing
January 15, 2015
WashingtonPost
(View video & article)
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Flu Vaccination Pressure Ratchets Up at Hospitals
January 14, 2015
HealthLeaders Media
(Read article)
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HealthMap – Real-time Surveillance Map of Emerging Public Health Threats Including Influenza
January 14, 2015
Healthmap/Boston Children's Hospital
(Read article)
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Doctors Urged to Prescribe Flu Drugs
January 12, 2015
ABC News Radio
(Read article)
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CDC: Flu Activity Expands; Severity Similar to Past H3N2 Seasons
January 5, 2015
CDC.gov
(Read update)
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CDC: 2014-2015 Influenza Season Week 53 ending January 3, 2015
January 5, 2015
CDC.gov
(View report)
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Influenza Virus Crippling Emergency Rooms 2 Months Before 'Peak' of Flu Season
January 3, 2015
myfoxdetroit.com
(Read article)
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2014


As Feared, It’s a Season of High Flu Intensity
December 30, 2014
NY Times
(Read article)
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CDC Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report: 2014-2015 Influenza Season Week 51
December 20, 2014
CDC.gov
(View report )
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CDC Health Advisory Regarding the Potential for Circulation of Drifted Influenza A (H3N2) Viruses
December 3, 2014
CDC.gov
(View advisory)
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Analysis of Early Flu Trends Sees Spike
December 1, 2014
healthdatamanagement.com
(Read article)
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CIDRAP: Influenza Vaccine Study Hints at Some Surprising Results
November 20, 2014
cidrap.umn.edu
(Read article)
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CDC Situation Update: Summary of Weekly FluView
November 15, 2014
cdc.gov
(Read activity report)
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CDC Weekly US Map: Influenza Summary Update
November 8, 2014
CDC.gov
(View map data)
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Flu Shot Supply Dented by Production Woes
November 7, 2014
Wall Street Journal
(Read article, login req.)
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CDC: Early Signs of Increasing Flu Activity
October 31, 2014
CDC.gov
(Read update)
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Seasonal Influenza Vaccine & Total Doses Distributed
October 29, 2014
cdc.gov
(View data)
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CDC: Hospitals and Others Increase Worker Flu Vaccinations
September 18, 2014
www.ahanews.com
(Read article)
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NCOA, CDC Gear Up for Flu Season
September 9, 2014
Long Term Living magazine
(Read article)
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Immunization Action Coalition Resources
August, 2014
Immunize.org
(Read materials)
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CDC: What You Should Know for the 2014-2015 Influenza Season
August, 2014
cdc.gov
(Read materials)
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CDC Resource: FluView Weekly Report
August, 2014
CDC.gov
(View report)
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Understanding and Detecting Influenza
July 17, 2014
Repertoire
(Read article)
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Hospitals Miss Goal for Worker Flu Shots
July 16, 2014
BostonGlobe.com
(Read article)
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H1N1 Drives Majority of Hospitalizations in Latest Flu Season
June 9, 2014
modernhealthcare.com
(Read article)
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Childhood Vaccines Prevent 322 Million Illnesses: CDC
April 24, 2014
ModernHealthcare.com
(Read article)
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New Study Shows Flu Vaccine Reduced Children’s Risk of ICU Admission by Three-Fourths
March 27, 2014
CDC.gov
(Read article)
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CDC Situation Update – Flu Activity Drops Nationally but Remains High in Some States
March 8, 2014
CDC.gov
(View summary)
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State Flu Shot Rule for Preschoolers Curbs Kids' Hospitalizations: CDC
March 6, 2014
HealthDay News
(Read article)
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Flu Hitting Younger and Middle-age Adults Hardest This Season
February 20, 2014
modernhealthcare.com
(Read article)
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Routine Visits to the Doctor Linked With Increased Risk of Flu for Children
February 12, 2014
UPI.com blog
(Read post)
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Growing IV Saline Shortage Has Providers Scrambling During Bad Flu Season
January 23, 2014
ModernHealthcare.com
(Read article)
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Flu Targeting Healthy Young Adults This Winter Says CDC
January 22, 2014
CDC.gov
(Read article)
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Americans Continue to Skip the Flu Vaccine
January 15, 2014
CounselHeal.com
(Read article)
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Deadly US Flu Outbreak May Be Linked to Cold, Dry Air – Flu Shots Still Advised
January 10, 2014
AccuWeather.com
(Read article)
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CDC: Flu Season Nearing Peak; 25 States Reporting Widespread Number of Influenza Cases
January 8, 2014
nydailynews.com
(Read article)
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Higher Numbers of Deadly Flu Cases Reported in Patients Under 65; Type A/pH1N1 Most Predominant Strain
January 4, 2014
upi.com
(Read article)
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CDC Reports Elevated Flu Activity in December's Weekly Influenza Surveillance Findings
January 3, 2014
CDC.gov
(View weekly surveillance report)
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Serious Flu Cases Found More Among Young People in NC
January 2, 2014
WRAL.com
(Read article)
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2013


Notice to Clinicians: Early Reports of pH1N1-Associated Illnesses for the 2013-14 Influenza Seasons
December 24, 2013
CDC.gov
(Read alert)
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Situation Update: Summary of Weekly CDC FluView
December 23, 2013
cdc.gov
(Read summary)
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Flu Vaccination Rates Fall Short of Goals
December 12, 2013
modernhealthcare.com
(Read article)
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Seasonal Influenza Vaccine & Total Doses Distributed
December 6, 2013
cdc.gov
(View chart)
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CDC Situation Update: Summary of Weekly FluView
November 29, 2013
cdc.gov
(Read summary)
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Rapid Testing to Diagnose Influenza Leads to More Appropriate Care In the ED
November 14, 2013
medicalnewstoday.com
(Read article)
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FluVaxView Interactive!
October 31, 2013
cdc.gov
(Learn more)
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Los Angeles to Health Workers: Get a Flu Shot or Wear a Mask
October 16, 2013
The Wall Street Journal
(Read article)
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Private Firm Steps In on Flu Reports Amid Shutdown
October 11, 2013
The Wall Street Journal
(Read article)
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2013 Influenza Vaccine Production and Distribution Market Brief
October 7, 2013
HIDA.org
(Find out about the report)
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Flu Season Begins in Capital Area
October 3, 2013
The Wall Street Journal
(Read article)
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Egg Allergic Children Now Have No Barriers to Flu Shot
October 2, 2013
HealthNewsDigest.com
(Read article)
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Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Healthcare Personnel
September 27, 2013
cdc.gov
(Read article)
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HHS Boosts National Capacity to Produce Pandemic Flu Vaccine
September 25, 2013
Public Health News
(Read article)
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CDC Influenza Mobile App for Clinicians and Healthcare Professionals
September, 2013
cdc.gov
(Find out about the app)
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What You Should Know for the 2013-2014 Influenza Season
September, 2013
cdc.gov
(View information)
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March of Dimes Urges Pregnant Women to Get a Flu Shot
August 30, 2013
HealthNewsDigest.com
(Read article)
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Mayo Clinic Expert Explains New Vaccine Options for Next Influenza
July 15, 2013
SeasonHealthNewsDigest.com
(Read article)
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National Flu Vaccine Summit Accepting Nominations for 2013 Immunization Excellence Awards
February 26, 2013
National Influenza Vaccine Summit
(View nomination information)
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Flu Vaccine Not Effective for Seniors in 2012-2013 Season
February 23, 2013
CDC
(Read more)
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CDC Releases Interim Adjusted Estimates of Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness
February 22, 2013
CDC
(View report)
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22 States Reporting Widespread Influenza Activity, With Three States Experiencing High ILI Rates
February 22, 2013
CDC
(Read summary)
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Congressional Committee Examines 2012-2013 Flu Season Efforts With CDC, FDA
February 14, 2013
House Energy & Commerce Committee
(View hearing materials and video)
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House Energy and Commerce Committee to Examine Ongoing Flu Season
February 13, 2013
(Read more, PDF)
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Registration Now Open for the National Adult Immunization and Flu Vaccination Summit
February 12, 2013
preventinfluenza.org
(Find out more)
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Flu Season Still “Elevated” But Nearing the End According to Health Official
February 9, 2013
USA Today
(Read the article)
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With Flu Still Raging, Record Death Rate for Seniors Promises to Climb
February 6, 2013
McKnights
(Read the article)
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Aggressive Influenza Season Fills Doctor Waiting Rooms
February 4, 2013
amednews.com
(Read the article)
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Tracking System Helps Providers Find a Flu Vaccine Distributor

January 18, 2013
National Influenza Vaccine Summit
(Read the article)
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47 States Experiencing Widespread Levels of Flu Activity, According to CDC
January 18, 2013
CDC
(Read the summary)
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129.1 Million Doses of Flu Vaccine Released – Manufacturers Project 145 Million Produced for 2012-2013 Season
January 17, 2013
CDC
(Find out more)
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FDA Approves New Flu Vaccine Made Using Novel Technology
January 16, 2013
FDA
(Read press release)
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In New York, Pharmacies Pressed to Meet High Demand for Flu Vaccine
January 13, 2013
NY Times
(Read the article)
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New York State Declares Influenza Emergency
January 12, 2013
BBC World News
(Read the article)
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Video: The Economics of a Flu Epidemic
January 10, 2013
Reuters
(View the video)
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Hospitals Implementing Surge Protocols Advise Patients, Visitors to Wear Masks to Protect from Flu
January 9, 2013
Washington Times
(See full article/video)
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Doctor Visits for Flu-like Illnesses Have Climbed from 2.8% to 5.6% in the Past Month
January 8, 2013
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(View the data)
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CDC Recommending Vaccination and Antiviral Treatment to Combat Flu Virus
January 4, 2013
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(Read full article)
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Scientists Use Weather to Predict Flu Virus
January 4, 2013
CBS News
(Read full article)
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Video: U.S. Battles Earliest Flu Season in Decade
January 3, 2013
ABC News
(View flash video)
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Flu Season Could Be As Bad As 2009
January 2, 2013
WHEC
(Read full article/ view video)
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2012


Pediatricians Encourage Use of Preservative in Vaccines
December 17, 2012
Reuters
(Read full article)
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More Physicians on Track to Receive Flu Vaccine
December 15, 2012
American Medical Association News
(Read full article)
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Survey: 36.5% of Americans Have Received Flu Vaccine by Mid-November, Physician Office Remains Prominent
December 4, 2012
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(view the survey key findings)
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CDC Details The Impact of Unsafe Injection Practices in U.S. Healthcare Settings

November 28, 2012
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(read full article)
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Retail Clinics Create Continuity Gap in Patient Care, According to Study
November 26, 2012
American Medical News
(read full article)
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FDA Approves First Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Manufactured Using Cell Culture Technology
November 20, 2012
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
(read FDA press release)
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123.7 Million Doses of Flu Vaccine Released by Mid-November
November 16, 2012
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(See distribution table)
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120.4 Million Doses of Flu Vaccine Released as of October 26 — 89.1% of Projected Season’s Total
November 5, 2012
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(See distribution table)
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Five States Report Local Influenza Activity
October 27, 2012
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(view the map and activity report)
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Drug Stores Can Give You a Flu Vaccine. What About Other Vaccines?
October 18, 2012
Washington Post
(read full article)
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One in Three Healthcare Workers Are Skipping on the Flu Vaccine
October 17, 2012
Health Leaders
(read full article)
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How to Support People Living With Cancer: Protect Your Immune System by Recieiving a Flu Vaccine
October 5, 2012
American Cancer Society Pressroom Blog
(read full article)
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CDC Warns That Flu Vaccinations Among Long-Term Care Workers Are Declining
October 2, 2012
McKnight's
(read full article)
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Leading Public Health Officials Urge Physicians to Vaccinate Children with Disabilities
October 1, 2012
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(view PDF)
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135 Million Doses of Flu Vaccine Anticipated for 2012-2013 Flu Season – NFID Press Conference
September 27, 2012
Health News Digest
(read full article)
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CDC: 85.6 Million Flu Vaccines Have Been Released for Ongoing Season
September 26, 2012
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(read full article)
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Retail Clinics Continue Growth, Particularly During Flu Season
September 16, 2012
The Washington Post
(read full article)
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CDC: Many Options Available, But the Need Is Annual – Time for a Flu Vaccine
September 8, 2012
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(read full article)
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Over $17 Million in HHS Funds Directed to Develop New Pandemic Vaccines
September 6, 2012
HHS News
(read full article)
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Hospitals Will Submit Flu Vaccine Measures to CDC National Healthcare Safety Network by 2013
August 30, 2012
National Healthcare Safety Network
(read full article)
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The Time to Begin Vaccinating for Flu Season Has Begun
August 27, 2012
Miami Herald
(read full article)
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CDC: Kids With Neurological Conditions at Higher Risk of Flu Mortality
August 22, 2012
U.S. News Health
(read full article)
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Who Should Get Vaccinated in the 2012-2013 Flu Season?
August 15, 2012
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(read full article)
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Discovery of Influenza Antibody May Hold Key for Universal Flu Vaccine
August 9, 2012
ABC News
(read full article)
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With the Flu Season Right Around the Corner, Vaccines May Already Be Available
August 6, 2012
Daily Press
(read full article)
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Twitter May Help Predict Flu Trends in New York Up to Eight Days Early
August 1, 2012
Fierce Health IT
(read full article)
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Sanofi Pasteur Begins Shipping Over 60 Million Doses of Flu Vaccine, Beginning with Fluzone® Vaccine for 2012-2013 Season
July 18, 2012
PR Newswire
(read full article)
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CDC Links Injection Practices, Including Reuse of Syringes, to Costly Hospitalizations
July 16, 2012
Health Leaders Media
(read full article)
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CDC Report: Healthcare Personnel Must Be Directed to Demonstrate Standard Precautions
July 13, 2012
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(read full article)
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Scientists Discover New Gene in Influenza Virus to Help Control Body’s Response to Infection
July 1, 2012
University of Edinburgh, Scotland
(read full article)
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Global H1N1 Flu Virus Mortality May Have Been 15 Times Higher Than Predicted
June 25, 2012
the Chart, CNN
(read full article)
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ACIP Changes Flu Vaccine Dosing for Kids
June 24, 2012
MedPageToday.com
(read full article)
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HHS Releases $176 Million Grant to Improve Production of Pandemic Flu Vaccines
June 18, 2012
WTAW
(read full article)

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CVS Looking to Double Amount of MinuteClinics, Hire More Physicians, Increase Services
June 6, 2012
Boston Business Journal
(
read full article)
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Joint Commission Issues Recommendations for Flu Vaccine Programs Beginning in July 2012 for Accredited Practitioners and Staff
June 1, 2012
Joint Commission
(read full article)
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Flu Vaccine or Face Mask: California State Bill to Mandate a Vaccine or Wear a Mask Passes State Senate
May 31, 2012
The Sacramento Bee
(read full article)
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CDC Calls 2011-2012 a “Mild, Late Flu Season” with Historically Low Influenza-like-illness (ILI)
May 26, 2012
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(read full article)
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Canadian Researchers Believer They Are Unlocking Formula for Universal Flu Vaccine

May 8, 2012
The Star
(read full article)
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U.S. Influenza Up after Weeks of Decline

April 27, 2012
UPI.com
(read full article)
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Ten States Reporting “Widespread” Influenza Activity, According to CDC

April 9, 2012
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(read full article)
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California, Vermont Consider Tougher Vaccine-Exemption Rules
April 9, 2012
American Medical News
(read full article)
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Identifying the 17 Largest Retail Clinic Operators in the United States
April 6, 2012
Becker's Hospital Review
(read full article)
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Hospitals Continue to Encourage Employees to Receive Flu Vaccine
April 2, 2012
The Register-Herald
(read full article)
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CDC Reports “Widespread” Influenza Activity in 16 States
March 29, 2012
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(read full article)
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Pharmacy Chain Opens New Clinics Featuring Physician-Patient Interaction Through Video Screen
March 22, 2012
American Medical News
(read full article)
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Study: Emphasize Flu Vaccine’s Effectiveness to Boost Employee’s Immunization Rates

March 14, 2012
McKnight's
(read full article)
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The 2012-2013 Influenza Vaccine to Include Two New Strains of the Virus
March 12, 2012
American Medical News
(read full article)
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Flu Season Gets a Late Start With February Marking the First Time That 10% of Tests Reveal Virus
February 27, 2012
American Medical Association
(read full article)
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Universal Flu Vaccine in First Trial in the Elderly, Boosts Responses
February 23, 2012
Fierce Vaccines
(read full article)
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CDC: 132.1 Million Doses of Flu Vaccine Distributed for the 2011-2012 Season

February 15, 2012
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(read full article)
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HHS Vaccines Panel Endorses Mandatory Flu Vaccination for Healthcare Workers
February 10, 2012
CIDRAP
(read full article)
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Influenza Vaccine Seen as a Way to Reduce Hospital-Acquired Infections
February 3, 2012
Kaiser Health News
(read full article)
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Retail Laboratories Give Patients Testing Information, But Frustrate Some Primary Care Providers
January 18, 2012
Kaiser Health News
(read full article)
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Seasonal Influenza Activity Expected to Increase in January, Peak in February
January 17, 2012
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(read full article)
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CDC: 12 Americans Infected by New Swine Flu Strain, H3N2v
January 12, 2012
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(read full article)
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RAND Executive Summary – Promoting Flu Vaccines in Physician Offices Is Needed to Improved Immunization Rates
January 11, 2012
RAND Corporation
(read full article)
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RAND Report: “A Blueprint for Improving the Promotion and Delivery of Adult Vaccination in the United States”
January 11, 2012
RAND Corporation
(read full article)
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2011


CDC Survey Shows 2011-2012 Flu Vaccination Coverage Reaches 36.3%, 3.5 points Higher than Last Year
December 20, 2011
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(read full article)
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HHS Seeks Comments on How to Achieve Goal of 90% Influenza Vaccine Coverage for Healthcare Personnel
December 19, 2011
US Department of Health and Human Services
(read full article)
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U.S. Opens First Cell-Based Flu Vaccine Plant to Help Prepare for Pandemics, Develop New Technology
December 13, 2011
US Department of Health and Human Services
(read full article)
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Oral Flu Vaccine on the Horizon?
December 12, 2011
ABC News
(read full article)