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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.


Egg-Based Flu Vaccines Dealt Another Blow as Researchers Move Closer to Universal Vaccine
Two new studies highlight just why the flu vaccine isn’t working and one new approach that may give way to a universal vaccine.
Flu Season, and the Links Between Mental Health and Infectious Diseases: Public Health Watch
Remembering the links between infectious diseases such as influenza and HIV, among others, and mental health can improve patient outcomes.
4 in 10 Health Care Providers Choose to Go to Work While Sick
A new study gleans troubling findings—four in 10 health care providers choose to go to work despite experiencing symptoms of infectious disease.
Keeping Up With Adult Vaccinations
A short summary of key data and recommendations for 2017-2018.
Egg-Based Flu Vaccines Offer Lower Levels of Protection Against Certain Virus Subtypes
Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute have discovered why egg-based influenza vaccines offer a lower level of protection against H3N2 viruses.
Have Flu Vaccination Rates Changed After CDC Stopped Recommending Nasal Spray?
As health officials continue to recommend the injectable influenza vaccine to prevent illness this season, a new study examines whether vaccination rates changed after the CDC stopped recommending the nasal spray vaccine
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of October 15, 2017
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Antiviral Therapy for Influenza: To Combine or Not to Combine?
A multinational team of researchers set out to answer the following question when it comes to antiviral therapy for influenza: to combine or not to combine?
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?