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The Contagion® Influenza specialty page provides influenza-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.


Flu Remains Deadly Despite Declines
The United States has likely seen its flu season peak, although health officials around the country are issuing reminders that new illnesses and flu-related deaths may continue for several weeks.
High-Dose Flu Vaccine Curtails Complications and Deaths in Older Adults
A high-dose flu vaccine may offer more protection to older adults during flu seasons in which Influenza A(N2N3) is circulating.
Flu Season Still Peaking in Some US States
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported six new flu-related pediatric deaths, including one confirmed by health officials in Milwaukee.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of February 26, 2017
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Decongestants and Hypertension: Dangerous Together
Pharmacists can play an important role in managing the use of these medications in patients, particularly those with high blood pressure.
2016-2017 Flu Season Losing Momentum but Far from Over
A decrease in flu activity in the United States brings some relief to a flu season marked by severe illness, but health officials say that the season may last for several more weeks.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles from February 2017
Catch up on last month's top infectious disease news coverage from Contagion®.
NSAIDs Given for Flu Could Increase Odds of Heart Attack
The results of a new study suggest a 3-7% increase in the likelihood of having a heart attack in some patients with acute respiratory infections also takes nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
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