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Flu vaccine 45% effective in US, 55% effective in children, early estimates show

February 20, 2020

Read the Perspective from Bernhard L. Wiedermann, MD, MA

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FDA approves pandemic H5N1 flu vaccine Audenz

February 3, 2020
The FDA announced the approval of a vaccine to protect against pandemic influenza A(H5N1). Audenz (Seqirus) is the first-ever adjuvanted, cell-based vaccine designed to…
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‘Mixed bag’ flu season has been particularly tough on children

January 28, 2020
For the first time in 27 years, influenza B viruses have predominated in the United States, accounting for more than 56% of samples tested in public health laboratories…
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Early influenza B activity causes some severe illness in Louisiana children

January 23, 2020
The 2019-2020 influenza season in Louisiana arrived earlier than usual, with the majority of infections caused by influenza B — a strain that has not predominated…
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Anterior Segment Dysgenesis With Accessory Iris Membranes in an Infant With Otopalatodigital Spectrum Disorder and Mutation in the FLNA Gene

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Volume -2147483648
Online Only, January 27, 2020
A 4-month-old male infant with frontometaphyseal dysplasia and de novo FLNA gene mutation died of complications of…
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Treating Influenza: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

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VIDEO: Clinicians should be ‘insisters’ of vaccination

September 30, 2016
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