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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.

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Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—January 21, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Researchers Genetically Engineer Flu Virus to Create New Vaccine Candidate
As 49 states report widespread flu activity for the second week in a row, researchers at UCLA offer hope in the form of a new flu vaccine candidate.
<I>Contagion</i>® Speaks with National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Medical Director on Influenza
William Schaffner, MD, explains what we can expect for the 2017-2018 flu season and how clinicians can ensure their patients get vaccinated.
Influenza Exposure May Lead to Heightened Risk in Future Pandemics
A new data analysis suggests that individuals born at the time of a flu pandemic are more susceptible to death in future pandemics.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—January 14, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
US Flu Season Hits Its Peak
The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) held a recent briefing on flu season as 49 states report widespread flu activity.
FDA Approves Expanded Indication for Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine
GlaxoSmithKline has announced that the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research has approved expanding the indication for their influenza vaccine to include use in those 6 months of age and older.
The 1918 Influenza Pandemic: Looking Back 100 Years
Said to have killed more people in a single year than the infamous 14th century European Black Death, the pandemic infected a full third of the world’s population.