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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.


Immunizations Run in the Family
Researchers find that children of parents or caregivers who receive the season flu shot are more likely than others to also be immunized.
As Flu Season Wanes, Researchers Discover Potentially Powerful Flu-Fighting Compound
While flu season in the United States continues to wane, a new study from a team of researchers details the surprising discovery of a compound that may be a powerful flu-fighter.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of April 9, 2017
In case you missed them, here are our top 5 articles for the week of April 9, 2017.
Spring Surge in Flu Activity Hits New England
Influenza cases are surging in states such as Massachusetts and Maine, causing a springtime “second peak” in flu activity and sidelining members of the Boston Red Sox.
New CDC Study Shows Flu Shot Can Reduce Rate of Flu-Related Pediatric Mortality
In a new study, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) researchers have found that getting the flu shot reduces the risk of influenza-associated pediatric deaths.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Month of March 2017
News on Heliobacter pylori, Zika, Clostridium difficile, Powassan virus, and influenza make up the top 5 news articles from Contagion® in March 2017.
A Look into the Paradigm Shift in Vaccine Production
During a recent webcast lecture, Hana Golding, PhD from the US Food and Drug Administration described new ways to evaluate safety and effectiveness of vaccine adjuvants.
Curbing the Spread of Respiratory Viral HAIs by Healthcare Workers
On March 30, 2017, at the SHEA Spring 2017 Conference, Matt Linam, MD, MS, discussed strategies to prevent healthcare workers from spreading healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).