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Recent influenza articles
Influenza (seasonal) 2003
Update: Influenza Activity---United States, 2003--04 Season
Source: MMWR, December 12, 2003, Vol. 52(49):1197-1202
Notice to Readers: Request for Information about Acute Encephalopathy Associated with Influenza Virus Infection in U.S. Children
Source: MMWR, December 12, 2003, Vol. 52(49):1210
The Measurement of Influenza Vaccine Coverage Among Health Care Workers
Authors: Russell ML, Henderson EA
Source: American Journal of Infection Control, December 2003, Vol. 31(8):457-61
Use of, Effectiveness of, and Attitudes Regarding Influenza Vaccine Among House Staff
Authors: Lester RT, McGeer A, Tomlinson G, Detsky AS
Source: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, November 2003, Vol. 24(11):839-44
Safety and Efficacy of Live Attenuated, Cold-adapted, Influenza Vaccine-trivalent
Authors: Belshe RB, Mendelman PM
Source: Immunol Allergy Clin North Am, November 2003, Vol. 23(4):745-767
Public Health and Aging: Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Adults Aged > or = 50 Years and Pneumococcal Vaccination Coverage Among Adults Aged > or = 65 Years--United States, 2002
Source: MMWR, October 17, 2003, Vol. 52(41):987-992
Transmission of Influenza: Implications for Control in Health Care Settings
Authors: Bridges CB, Kuehnert MJ, Hall CB
Source: Clin Infect Dis, October 15, 2003, Vol. 37(8):1094-1101. Epub 2003 Sep 19
Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Levels Among Persons Aged >65 Years --- United States, 1989--2001
Source: MMWR, October 10, 2003, Vol. 52(40):958-962
Immunization Safety Review: Influenza Vaccines and Neurological Complications
Source: Institute of Medicine
Nosocomial Influenza in Children
Authors: Maltezou HC, Drancourt M
Source: J Hosp Infect, October 2003, Vol. 55(2):83-91
Tailored interventions to increase influenza vaccination in neighborhood health centers serving the disadvantaged
Authors: Zimmerman RK, Nowalk MP, Raymund M, et al
Source: Am J Public Health, October 2003, Vol. 93(10):1699-1705
Impact of Influenza on Young Children and the Shaping of United States Influenza Vaccine Policy
Authors: Terebuh P, Uyeki T, Fukuda K
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, October 2003, Vol. 22(10 Supplement):S231-5
Influenza-related Hospitalizations Among Young Children in Leicestershire
Authors: Nicholson KG, McNally T, Silverman M, et al
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, October 2003, Vol. 22(10 Supplement):S228-30
Influenza A Community-Acquired Pneumonia in East London Infants and Young Children
Authors: Laundy M, Ajayi-Obe E, Hawrami K, et al
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, October 2003, Vol. 22(10 Supplement):S223-7
Influenza Burden in Children Newborn to Eleven Months of Age in a Pediatric Emergency Department During the Peak of an Influenza Epidemic
Authors: Ploin D, Liberas S, Thouvenot D, et al
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, October 2003, Vol. 22(10 Supplement):S218-22
Influenza in Children: the German Perspective
Author: Forster J
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, October 2003, Vol. 22(10 Supplement):S215-7
Burden of Influenza in Children: Preliminary Data from a Pilot Survey Network on Community Diseases
Authors: Aymard M, Valette M, Luciani J, et al
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, October 2003, Vol. 22(10 Supplement):S211-4
Socioeconomic Impact of Influenza on Healthy Children and Their Families
Authors: Principi N, Esposito S, Marchisio P, et al
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, October 2003, Vol. 22(10 Supplement):S207-10
Incidence of Influenza in Finnish Children
Authors: Heikkinen T, Ziegler T, Peltola V, et al
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, October 2003, Vol. 22(10 Supplement):S204-6
Does Influenza Vaccination Increase Consultations, Corticosteroid Prescriptions, or Exacerbations in Subjects with Asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?
Authors: Tata LJ, West J, Harrison T, et al
Source: Thorax, October 2003, Vol. 58(10):835-839
Potential Burden of Universal Influenza Vaccination of Young Children on Visits to Primary Care Practices
Authors: Szilagyi PG, Iwane MK, Schaffer S, et al
Source: Pediatrics, October 2003, Vol. 112(4):821-8
Update: Influenza Activity--United States and Worldwide, May-September 2003
Source: MMWR, September 26, 2003, Vol. 52(38):911-3
Effectiveness of Inactivated Influenza Vaccine in Preventing Acute Otitis Media in Young Children: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Authors: Hoberman A, Greenberg DP, Paradise JL, et al
Source: JAMA, September 24, 2003, Vol. 290(12):1608-1616
Should We Promote Influenza Vaccination of Health Care Workers in Nursing Homes? Some Ethical Arguments in Favor of Immunization
Authors: van den Hoven MA, Verweij MF
Source: Age Ageing, September 2003, Vol. 32(5):487-489
Asthma and Influenza Vaccination: Findings from the 1999-2001 National Health Interview Surveys
Authors: Ford ES, Mannino DM, Williams SG
Source: Chest, Sept. 2003, Vol. 124(3):783-9
Using Live, Attenuated Influenza Vaccine for Prevention and Control of Influenza
Source: MMWR, September 26, 2003, Vol. 52(RR13):1-8
Risk Factors Associated with Severe Influenza Infections in Childhood: Implication for Vaccine Strategy
Authors: Quach C, Piche-Walker L, Platt R, et al
Source: Pediatrics. September 2003, Vol. 112(3 Pt 1):e197-201
Maternal Immunization with Inactivated Influenza Vaccine: Rationale and Experience
Author: Englund JA
Source: Source: Source: Vaccine, July 28, 2003, Vol. 21(24):3460-4
Why Do Older People Not Get Immunized Against Influenza?
Authors: Evans MR, Watson PA
Source: Vaccine, June 2, 2003, Vol. 21(19-20):2421-2427
Effects of Influenza Vaccination on Mortality Among Frail, Community-Living Elderly Patients: An Observational Study
Authors: Landi F, Onder G, Cesari M, et al
Source: Aging Clin Exp Res, June 2003, Vol 15(3):254-258
Cost Benefit of Influenza Vaccination in Healthy, Working Adults: An Economic Analysis Based on the Results of A Clinical Trial of Trivalent Live Attenuated Influenza Virus Vaccine
Authors: Nichol KL, Mallon KP, Mendelman PM
Source: Vaccine, May 16, 2003, Vol. 21(17-18):2216-26
Influenza Vaccination in Community-Dwelling Elderly: Impact on Mortality and Influenza-Associated Morbidity
Authors: Voordouw BC, van der Linden PD, Simonian S, et al
Source: Arch Intern Med, May 12, 2003, Vol. 163(9):1089-1094
The Efficacy, Effectiveness, and Cost-Effectiveness of Inactivated Influenza Virus Vaccines
Author: Nichol KL
Source: Vaccine, May 1, 2003, Vol. 21(16):1769-1775
The Global Agenda on Influenza Surveillance and Control
Author: Stohr K
Source: Vaccine, May 1, 2003, Vol. 21(16):1744-1748
Influenza Vaccination in 2000: Recommendations and Vaccine Use in 50 Developed and Rapidly Developing Countries
Authors: Van Essen GA, Palache AM, Forleo E, et al
Source: Vaccine, May 1, 2003, Vol. 21(16):1780-1785
The Influenza Vaccine Licensing Process
Authors: Wood JM, Levandowski RA
Source: Vaccine, May 1, 2003, Vol. 21(16):1786-8
The Epidemiology and Clinical Impact of Pandemic Influenza
Authors: Nguyen-Van-Tam JS, Hampson AW
Source: Vaccine, May 1, 2003, Vol. 21(16):1762-8
The Annual Production Cycle for Influenza Vaccine
Author: Gerdil C
Source: Vaccine, May 1, 2003, Vol. 21(16):1776-9
Authors: Olshaker JS
Source: Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, May 2003, Vol. 21(2):353-361
Influenza Vaccination and Reduction in Hospitalization for Cardiac Disease and Stroke Among the Elderly
Authors: Nichol KL, Nordin J, Mullooly J, Lask R, Fillbrandt K, Iwane M
Source: New England Journal of Medicine, April 3, 2003, Vol. 48(14):1322-1332
Vaccination and Perinatal Infection Prevention Practices Among Obstetricians-Gynecologists
Authors: Schrag SJ, Fiore AE, Gonik B, et al
Source: Obstetrics and Gynecology, April 2003, Vol. 101(4):704-710
Sensitivity and Specificity of Patient Self-Report of Influenza and Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccinations Among Elderly Outpatients in Diverse Patient Strata
Authors: Zimmerman RK, Raymund M, Janosky JE, et al
Source: Vaccine, March 28, 2003, Vol. 21(13-14):1486-91
Update: Influenza Activity--United States, 2002-03 Season
Source: MMWR, March 21, 2003, Vol. 52(11):224-5
Influenza Diagnosis and Treatment in Children: A Review of Studies on Clinically Useful Tests and Antiviral Treatment for Influenza
Author: Uyeki TM
Source: Pediatr Infect Dis J, February 2003, Vol. 22(2):164-177
Time Spent by Primary Care Practices on Pediatric Influenza Vaccination Visits: Implications for Universal Influenza Vaccination
Authors: Szilagyi PG, Iwane MK, Humiston SE, et al
Source: Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med, February 2003, Vol. 157(2):191-195
Facilitating Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Through Standing Orders Programs
Source: MMWR, January 31, 2003, Vol. 52(4):68-69
Recognizing Influenza in Older Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease who have Received Influenza Vaccine
Authors: Neuzil KM, O'Connor TZ, Gorse GJ, Nichol KL
Source: Clin Infect Dis, January 15, 2003, Vol. 36(2):169-174
Influenza-Related Mortality: Considerations for Practice and Public Health
Author: Morens DM
Source: JAMA, January 8, 2003, Vol. 289(2):227-229
Mortality Associated with Influenza and Respiratory Syncytial Virus in the United States
Authors: Thompson WW, Shay DK, Weintraub E, et al
Source: JAMA, January 8, 2003, Vol. 289(2):179-186
What Affects Influenza Vaccination Rates Among Older Patients? An Analysis from Inner-City, Suburban, Rural, and Veterans Affairs Practices
Authors: Zimmerman RK, Santibanez TA, Janosky JE, et al
Source: Am J Med, January 2003, Vol. 114(1): 31-38
Effect of Yearly Vaccinations with Live, Attenuated, Cold-Adapted, Trivalent, Intranasal Influenza Vaccines on Antibody Responses in Children
Authors: Bernstein DI, Yan L, Treanor J, et al
Source: Pediatr Infect Dis, January 2003, Vol. 22(1):28-34
Authors: Spellman J
Source: New Jersey Nurse, Vol. 32(9):4
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Influenza (seasonal) 2002
Reduction of the Influenza Burden in Children
Source: American Academy of Pediatrics
Draft WHO Guidelines on the Use of Vaccines and Antivirals during Influenza Pandemics
Authors: World Health Organization (WHO)
Source: Weekly Epidemiological Record, November 22, 2002, Vol. 47(77):389-404


Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Levels among Persons Aged 65 Years and Older---United States, 2001
Source: MMWR, November 15, 2002, Vol. 51(45):1019-1024
Failure to Vaccinate Medicare Inpatients: A Missed Opportunity
Authors: Bratzler DW, Houck PM, Jiang H, et al
Source: Archives of Internal Medicine, November 11, 2002, Vol. 162(20):2349-2356
Flu Vaccine: Too Much of a Good Thing?
Author: Elliott VS
Source: amednews.com, October 28, 2002
Surveillance for Influenza--United States, 1997-98, 1998-99, and 1999-00 Seasons
Source: MMWR, October 25, 2002, Vol. 51(SS-7)
HHS Makes It Easier for At-Risk Americans to Receive Flu and Pneumonia Vaccinations
Source: HHS News, October 1, 2002
Health Behavior Associated with Influenza Vaccination Among Healthcare Workers in Long-Term-Care Facilities
Authors: Manuel DG, Henry B, Jockin J, et al
Source: Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, October 2002, Vol. 23(10):609-614
Safety of the Trivalent, Cold-Adapted Influenza Vaccine in Preschool-Aged Children
Authors: Piedra PA, Yan L, Kotloff K, et al
Source: Pediatrics, October 2002, Vol. 110(4):662-672
Notice to Readers: Expansion of Eligibility for Influenza Vaccine through the Vaccines for Children Program
Source: MMWR Weekly, September 27, 2002, Vol. 51(38):864, 875
Current Strategies for Management of Influenza in the Elderly Population
Authors: Gravenstein S, Davidson HE
Source: Clinical Infectious Diseases, September 15, 2002, Vol. 35(6):729-737
Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Action Plan for the United States: 2002 Update
Authors: Strikas RA, Wallace GS, Myers MG
Source: Clinical Infectious Diseases, September 1, 2002, Vol. 35(5):590-6
A National Survey of Physician Practices Regarding Influenza Vaccine
Authors: Davis MM, McMahon SR, Santoli JM, et al
Source: Journal of General Internal Medicine, September 2002, Vol. 17(9):670
Economic Analysis of Influenza Vaccination and Antiviral Treatment for Healthy Working Adults
Authors: Lee PY, Matchar DB, Clements DA, Huber J, Hamilton JD, Peterson ED
Source: Annals of Internal Medicine, August 20, 2002, Vol. 137(4):225-231
If You Could Halve the Mortality Rate, Would You Do It?
Author: Poland GA
Source: Clinical Infectious Diseases, August 15, 2002, Vol. 35(4):370-7
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Influence of High-Risk Medical Conditions on the Effectiveness of Influenza Vaccination Among Elderly Members of 3 Large Managed-Care Organizations
Authors: Hak E, Nordin J, Wei F
Source: Clinical Infectious Diseases, August 2002, Vol. 35(4):370-7
HHS Announces Initiative to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Adult Immunization
Source: Health and Human Services, July 31, 2002
Mass Mailings Have Little Effect on Utilization of Influenza Vaccine Among Medicare Beneficiaries
Authors: Maglione MA, Stone EG, Shekelle PG
Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine, July 3, 2002, Vol. 23(1):43-6
Influenza Vaccines in Children
Authors: Neuzil KM, Edwards KM
Source: Seminars in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, July 2002, Vol. 13(3):174-181
Influenza Vaccines: Present and Future
Authors: Palese P, Garcia-Sastre A
Source: The Journal of Clinical Investigation, July 2002, Vol. 110(1):9-13
Winter Viruses: Influenza- and Respiratory Syncytial Virus-Related Morbidity in Chronic Lung Disease
Authors: Griffin MR, Coffey CS, Neuzil KM, et al
Source: Archives of Internal Medicine, June 10, 2002, Vol. 162(11):1229-1236
Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination in Scottish Nursing Homes: Coverage, Policies and Reasons for Receipt and Non-Receipt of Vaccine
Authors: Kyaw MH, Wayne B, Holmes EM, Jones IG, Campbell H
Source: Vaccine, June 7, 2002, Vol. 20(19-20):2516-2522
Influenza and the Work of the World Health Organization
Authors: Kitler ME, Gavinio P, Lavanchy D
Source: Vaccine, June 2002, Vol. 20 (S2):S5-S14
Medical Care Capacity for Influenza Outbreaks, Los Angeles
Authors: Glaser CA, Gilliam S, Thompson WW
Source: Emerging Infectious Diseases, June 2002, Vol. 8(6)
Influenza Vaccination for Healthy Children
Author: Glezen WP
Source: Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, June 2002, Vol. 15(3):283-7
Using the National Health Interview Survey: Time Trends in Influenza Vaccinations among Targeted Adults
Authors: Pleis JR, Gentleman JF
Source: Effective Clinical Practice, May/June 2002, Vol. 5(3 Suppl):E3
Cost Effectiveness of Influenza Vaccination for Healthy Persons Between Ages 65 and 74 Years
Authors: Nichol KL, Goodman M
Source: Vaccine, May 15, 2002, Vol. 20(Suppl 2):S21-S24
Influenza Vaccination among Minority Populations in the United States
Authors: Marin MG, Johanson WG Jr, Salas-Lopez D
Source: Preventive Medicine, February 2002, Vol. 34(2):235-241
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Influenza (seasonal) 2001-1990
Generalist and Subspecialist Physicians' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Regarding Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccinations for Elderly and Other High-Risk Patients: A Nationwide Survey
Authors: Nichol KL, Zimmerman R
Source: Archives of Internal Medicine, December 10-24, 2001, Vol. 161(22):2702-8
Predictors of Influenza Virus Vaccination Status in Hospitalized Children
Authors: Poehling KA, Speroff T, Dittus RS
Source: Pediatrics, December 2001, Vol. 108(6):E99
The Safety of Inactivated Influenza Vaccine in Adults and Children with Asthma
Authors: American Lung Association Asthma Clinical Research Centers
Source: New England Journal of Medicine, November 22, 2001, Vol. 345(21):1529-1536
Notice to Readers: Considerations for Distinguishing Influenza-Like Illness from Inhalational Anthrax
Source: MMWR, November 11, 2001, Vol. 50(44):984-6
Influenza Vaccination During Pregnancy: Patients' and Physicians' Attitudes
Authors: Silverman NS, Greif A
Source: J Reprod Med, November 2001, Vol. 46:989-994
Influenza Vaccination Is Safe and Immunogenic when Administered to Hospitalized Patients
Authors: Berry BB, Ehlert DA, Battiola RJ, Sedmak G
Source: Vaccine, May 14, 2001, Vol. 19(25-26):3493-8
Influenza: Prospects for Control
Author: Couch RB
Source: Annals of Internal Medicine, December 19, 2000, Vol. 133(12):992-8
Should Health Care Workers Be Immunized Against Influenza?
Authors: McMillan JA
Source: Pediatric Annals, November 2000, Vol. 29(11):699-702
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Economic Impact of Influenza Vaccination in Preschool Children
Authors: Cohen GM, Nettleman MD
Source: Pediatrics, November 2000, Vol. 106(5):973-6
Effectiveness of Influenza Vaccination of Day Care Children in Reducing Influenza-Related Morbidity Among Household Contacts
Authors: Hurwitz ES, Haber M, Chang A, et al
Source: JAMA, October 4, 2000, Vol. 284(13):1677-1682
Effectiveness and Cost-Benefit of Influenza Vaccination of Healthy Working Adults
Authors: Bridges AB, Thompson WW, Melzer MI, et al
Source: JAMA Express, October 4, 2000, Vol. 284(13):1655-1663
Influenza Vaccination for Health Care Workers: A Duty of Care
Author: Orr P
Source: The Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases, September/October 2000, Vol. 11(5)

Use of Standing Orders Programs to Increase Adult Vaccination Rates
Source: MMWR, March 24, 2000, Vol. 49(RR01):15-26

Lowering the Age for Routine Influenza Vaccination to 50 Years: AAFP Leads the Nation in Influenza Policy
Author: Zimmerman RK
Source: American Family Physician, November 1, 1999, Vol. 60(7):2061-6
Influenza Vaccination for Healthy Working Adults
Authors: Nichol KL
Source: Minnesota Medicine, November 1999, Vol. 82:24-6
Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates Among Persons with Diabetes Mellitus -- United States, 1997
Source: MMWR, October 29, 1999, Vol. 48(42):961-7
Reasons Reported by Medicare Beneficiaries for Not Receiving Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccinations - United States, 1996
Source: MMWR, October 8, 1999, Vol. 43(39):556-8
Potential Cost Savings Attributable to Influenza Vaccination of School-Aged Children
Authors: White T, Lavoie S, Nettleman MD
Source: Pediatrics, June 1999, Vol. 103(6):e73
Influenza Immunization of Schoolchildren: Can We Interrupt Community Epidemics?
Authors: Poland GA, Breese Hall C
Source: Pediatrics, June 1999, Vol. 103(6):1280-2
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Effectiveness of Influenza Vaccine in Health Care Professionals: A Randomized Trial
Authors: Wilde JA, McMillan JA, Serwint J, Butta J, O;Riordan MA, Steinhoff MC
Source: JAMA, March 10, 1999, Vol. 281(10):908-913
Influenza-Associated Morbidity and Mortality in Young and Middle-Aged Women
Authors: Neuzil KM, Reed GW, Mitchel EF, Griffin MR
Source: JAMA, March 10, 1999, Vol. 281(10):901-7
Benefits of Influenza Vaccination for Low-, Intermediate-, and High-Risk Senior Citizens
Authors: Nichol KL, Wuorenma J, von Sternberg T
Source: Achives of Internal Medicine, September 14, 1998, Vol. 158(16):1769-1776
Immunization of Health-Care Workers: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC)
Source: MMWR, December 26, 1997, Vol. 46(RR-18):1-42
Side Effects Associated with Influenza Vaccination in Healthy Working Adults
Authors: Nichol KL, Margolis KL, Lind A, et al
Source: Archives of Internal Medicine, July 22, 1996, Vol. 156:1546-1550
Update on Adult Immunization: Recommendations of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (ACIP)
Source: MMWR, November 15, 1991, Vol. 40(RR-12):1-52
Frequency of Adverse Reactions to influenza Vaccine in the Elderly
Authors: Margolis KL, Nichol KL, Poland GA, Pluhar RE
Source: JAMA, September 5, 1990, Vol. 264(9):1139-1141
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Recent Influenza (seasonal) Articles
Influenza journal articles 2007-2004
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