Update: Increase in Human Infections with Novel Asian Lineage Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Viruses During the Fifth Epidemic – China, October 1, 2016-August 7, 2017

Among all influenza viruses assessed using CDC’s Influenza Risk Assessment Tool (IRAT), the Asian lineage avian influenza A(H7N9) virus (Asian H7N9), first reported in China in March 2013,* is ranked as the influenza virus with the highest potential pandemic risk … Read more…

Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2018 southern hemisphere influenza season

Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2018 southern hemisphere influenza season Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL … Read more…

Update: Influenza Activity – United States and Worldwide, May 21-September 23, 2017

During May 21-September 23, 2017,* the United States experienced low-level seasonal influenza virus activity; however, beginning in early September, CDC received reports of a small number of localized influenza outbreaks caused by influenza A(H3N2) viruses. Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: … Read more…

Health Advisory: Seasonal Influenza A(H3N2) Activity and Antiviral Treatment of Patients with Influenza

In the United States (U.S.), influenza activity has increased significantly over recent weeks with influenza A(H3N2) viruses predominating so far this season. In the past, A(H3N2) virus-predominant influenza seasons have been associated with more hospitalizations and deaths in persons aged … Read more…

Interim Estimates of 2017-18 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness – United States, February 2018

In the United States, annual vaccination against seasonal influenza is recommended for all persons aged ≥6 months (1). During each influenza season since 2004-05, CDC has estimated the effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccine to prevent laboratory-confirmed influenza associated with medically … Read more…

Interim Estimates of 2017-18 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness – United States, February 2018

In the United States, annual vaccination against seasonal influenza is recommended for all persons aged ≥6 months (1). During each influenza season since 2004-05, CDC has estimated the effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccine to prevent laboratory-confirmed influenza associated with medically … Read more…

Update: ACIP Recommendations for the Use of Quadrivalent Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV4) – United States, 2018-19 Influenza Season

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Update: ACIP Recommendations for the Use of Quadrivalent Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV4) – United States, 2018-19 Influenza Season

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Update: Influenza Activity in the United States During the 2017-18 Season and Composition of the 2018-19 Influenza Vaccine

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Success Story: Vaccination of Health Care Workers in Vietnam with Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

Between January and May of 2017, the Ministry of Health of Vietnam (MOHV), with financial and technical support from The Partnership for Influenza Vaccine Introduction (PIVI) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), successfully vaccinated nearly 11,000 … Read more…

Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

This report updates the 2017-18 recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding the use of seasonal influenza vaccines in the United States (MMWR Recomm Rep 2017;66[No. RR-2]). Routine annual influenza vaccination is recommended for all persons aged … Read more…

Estimated Influenza Illnesses, Medical visits, Hospitalizations, and Deaths in the United States – 2017-2018 influenza season

This web page provides estimates on the burden of influenza in the United States for the 2017-2018 influenza season. Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

Interim Estimates of 2018-19 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness – United States, February 2019

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Influenza Outbreak in Laos Hill Tribes Halted with Quick Response and Regional Support

Recently, indigenous hill tribes living in a remote northern province of Laos experienced a devastating outbreak of seasonal influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 which caused 16 deaths in December and January. CDC support responded quickly to the outbreak in Phongsaly Province. Seasonal Flu … Read more…

Update: Influenza Activity – United States and Worldwide, May 19-September 28, 2019, and Composition of the 2020 Southern Hemisphere Influenza Vaccine

Update: Influenza Activity – United States and Worldwide, May 19-September 28, 2019, and Composition of the 2020 Southern Hemisphere Influenza Vaccine Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Tyler Wright Withdraws From 2018 Maui Pro To Recover After Influenza A Scare Earlier This Year

Today the World Surf League announced that Tyler Wright withdrew from the final event of the year in Maui. Tyler Wright’s message on Instagram – “It’s been 5 months since Influenza A prevented me from competing at J’Bay. Since then, … Read more…