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Saskatoon Health Region encouraging people to get flu vaccine - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The Saskatoon Health Region is encouraging people to get the flu vaccine, if they haven't already, several reported influenza cases in the region.

Mexico welcomes first recombinant influenza vaccine

Vaccine News Daily - ‎12 hours ago‎
Mexico recently received the registry for the world's first recombinant vaccine for seasonal influenza from the Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk.

Global Influenza Vaccine Market 2016 Industry Trends, Shares, Research, Review, Demand, Analysis & Forecast (blog) - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Influenza-Vaccine1 The market report, titled Global Influenza Vaccine Market 2016, is an analytical research done by QY Market Research study based on the Influenza Vaccine market, which analyzes the competitive framework of the Influenza Vaccine ...

Explaining vaccine allergies

Standard Freeholder - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Public health nurse Debbie Abbott injects Jordyn Hinze, nine months, of Plainfield with influenza vaccine at Hastings Prince Edward Public Health in Belleville, Ont.

Influenza vaccine may decrease atrial fibrillation risks

Vaccine News Daily - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
"According to the findings presented here, the possibility of AF should be kept in mind when patients with influenza infection complain of palpitations or experience ischemic stroke," the investigators said.

Effectiveness of influenza vaccine for pregnant women may differ by trimester Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
The researchers studied 36 pregnant women during flu season in 2012 to 2014. They administered inactivated influenza vaccine and blood samples were collected pre-vaccination and 14 days later. The influenza specific T-follicular helper cell response ...
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County health clinics in Tennessee to offer free flu vaccine

WJHL - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee's county health department clinics are now offering flu vaccine to people of all ages at no cost to patients until vaccine supplies are depleted.

Ludmila Kozlova: “Influenza vaccine halves the number of cases”

vestnik kavkaza - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The epidemic of influenza is coming to an end in Moscow. According to Rospotrebnadzor, on February 1-7th the number of cases reduced by 5.8 percent in comparison with the previous week.

BRIEF-GSK says seeking US approval for expanded indication for influenza vaccine

Reuters - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Feb 2 Glaxosmithkline Plc. * Announces U.S. regulatory submission seeking expanded indication for flulaval quadrivalent (influenza vaccine) for infants 6 mos+. * Vaccine is currently approved for active immunisation against influenza A subtype viruses ...
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Narcolepsy boy wins £120k swine flu vaccine damages

BBC News - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
A boy with a rare sleeping illness caused by a swine flu vaccine has won £120,000 in damages. Josh Hadfield, 10, from Frome in Somerset, developed narcolepsy after receiving the Pandemrix vaccine six years ago.

Flu vaccine shows promise for reducing risk of influenza-associated atrial fibrillation

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Philadelphia, PA, February 2, 2016 - Influenza is significantly associated with an increased risk of new-onset atrial fibrillation, which could be reduced through influenza vaccination, according to new findings reported HeartRhythm. Atrial ...
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In Pregnant Women, Flu Vaccine May Reduce Risk Of Severe Flu-Related Hospitalization By 50%

Medical Daily - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
A new study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases found that flu vaccine uptake among pregnant women, like the majority of the population, falls short of recommendations.
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Less Than Half of U.S. Babies Receive Flu Vaccine: CDC

HealthDay - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Only about four out of 10 U.S. babies aged 6 months to 23 months are getting vaccinated against the flu, federal health officials reported Tuesday. Between the 2002-2003 and 2011-2012 flu seasons, the number ...
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Scientists Seek to Improve Flu Vaccine for the Very Young

University of Rochester Newsroom - ‎19 hours ago‎
Scientists at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry have discovered a way to make a nasal spray flu vaccine safer for those who are at greatest risk of catching the flu, particularly infants under the age of 2. The work is early ...

To Your Health | Dr. Keith Roach: Flu vaccine doesn't threaten most autoimmune sufferers

Columbus Dispatch - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Anyone with a history of Guillain-Barre syndrome within six weeks of a previous influenza vaccination shouldn't get the flu vaccine. People with autoimmune diseases taking medication that compromises the immune system shouldn't take live vaccines.
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The race is on for a 'universal' flu vaccine

Huffington Post - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
For much of the United States, winter means cold weather, snow, sleet and friendly reminders to get flu shots. Indeed, vaccinations remain an important aspect when it comes to combatting a deadly and costly public health issue that causes approximately ...

GSK looks to expand use of FluLaval flu vaccine

MarketWatch - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
LONDON--GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK.LN) has submitted a supplemental Biologics License Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its influenza vaccine Flulaval Quadrivalent. The healthcare company said Tuesday that the vaccine is ...

GSK seeks approval to administer flu vaccine to children 6 months and older

Vaccine News Daily - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Officials at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) recently submitted the paperwork for a supplement Biologics License Application for the Flulaval Quadrivalent influenza vaccine to the Food and Drug Administration. As of today, the vaccine has received approval to be ...
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Study shows flu vaccine's effectiveness varies for pregnant women

Vaccine News Daily - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Scientists recently conducted a study that demonstrates that pregnant women have different T-follicular helper (Thf) cell expansion according to their trimester, which affects the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine. The researchers will present ...

GSK announces US regulatory submission seeking expanded indication for FluLaval® Quadrivalent (Influenza Vaccine ...

FierceVaccines - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
GSK today announced the submission of a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for FLULAVAL® QUADRIVALENT (Influenza Vaccine). This vaccine is currently approved for active immunisation against ...