Influenza

FDA Authorizes Third Combination Diagnostic Test for Flu and COVID-19

July 06, 2020

The FDA has granted emergency use authorization to an additional combination diagnostic test for influenza and COVID-19.

Coronavirus News Roundup: Vaccine Trials Gaining Momentum, Pharmacists Fight Racism Amid COVID-19

June 26, 2020

Check out this week's most important coronavirus-related news.

Flu-Like Illness Surveillance Suggests Surge in Undetected US COVID-19 Cases

June 25, 2020

Existing surveillance networks can track influenza-like illness and lead to improved assessments on impact, prevalence, and severity of COVID-19.

Walgreens Reinstates Routine Immunization Services With COVID-19 Safety Measures

June 22, 2020

Keeping ahead of flu season and preventing illness through immunizations is critical to reducing an already-strained health care system.

CDC Urges Routine Vaccinations Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

June 17, 2020

The CDC released an updated vaccination guidance on administering routine vaccinations amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Study Examines Wide Range of Potential Influenza-Related Complications

March 26, 2020

Health care providers should look out for more than just respiratory diagnoses in patients when it comes to influenza-associated complications, according to a recent study. 

Coadministering Shingrix and Influenza Vaccines

December 03, 2019

Conveniently for pharmacists and their patients, both the flu shot and Shingrix (RZV) can be administered during the same clinical visit.

FDA Approves Baloxavir Marboxil for High-Risk Flu Patients

October 21, 2019

First approved in 2018 for patients 12 years of age and older.

U.S. Adults Forgoing Flu Shot

October 18, 2019

Study shows that efficacy is a major concern.

Flu Shot May Be a COPD Lifesaver

October 04, 2019

Only 50% of COPD patients are estimated to be vaccinated.

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