Influenza

The Household Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Study: Lack of Antibody Response and Protection Following Receipt of 2014–2015 Influenza Vaccine

Background: Antigenically drifted A(H3N2) viruses circulated extensively during the 2014–2015 influenza season. Vaccine effectiveness (VE) was low and not significant among outpatients but in a hospitalized population was 43%. At least one study …

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in the 2014–2015 Season for Children 2–17 Years by Vaccine Type: US Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Network

Background. Due to the lack of effectiveness of live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) against pandemic H1N1 virus in children during 2013–14, the US Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness (VE) Network expanded enrollment of children during 2014–15 to …

Acute respiratory illness in households with children: Factors associated with influenza vaccine receipt and viral interference.

Background. Understanding interactions between the agents that cause respiratory infections can provide valuable insights into pathogenesis of acute respiratory illness (ARI). Viral-bacterial interactions are well studied, particularly influenza and …

Risk of influenza after Previous Acute Respiratory Illness in a Cohort of Households with Children

Background. Understanding interactions between the agents that cause respiratory infections can provide valuable insights into pathogenesis of acute respiratory illness (ARI). Viral-bacterial interactions are well studied, particularly influenza and …