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Information for Clinicians on Influenza Virus Testing

Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…

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Estimated Influenza Illnesses, Medical visits, and Hospitalizations Averted by Vaccination in the United States — 2019–2020 Influenza Season

This web page provides estimates on the burden of influenza and the effects of annual influenza vaccination in the United…

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Estimated Influenza Illnesses, Medical visits, Hospitalizations, and Deaths in the United States — 2019–2020 Influenza Season

Introduction This web page provides estimates on the burden of influenza (flu) in the United States for the 2019–2020 flu…

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Update: Influenza Activity — United States, October 4, 2015–February 6, 2016

Kate Russell, MD1,2; Lenee Blanton, MPH2; Krista Kniss, MPH2; Desiree Mustaquim, MPH2; Sophie Smith, MPH2; Jessica Cohen, MPH2,3; Shikha Garg,…

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Update: What You Should Know for the 2014-2015 Influenza Season

Compared with the previous five influenza seasons, the 2014-2015 season was moderately severe, with overall high levels of outpatient illness,…

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CDC Collaborative Study: Improved Global Capacity for Influenza Surveillance

A study by CDC authors published today in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases found that CDC’s international capacity-building efforts over…

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Avian Influenza Transmission Infographic

Although avian influenza A viruses usually do not infect humans, rare cases of human infection with these viruses have been…

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New CDC Study: Influenza Vaccination Reduces Risk of Hospitalization By More Than Half Among Seniors

A new CDC study published today in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases (CID) provides more evidence on the benefits of…

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Interim Guidance for Clinicians on Human Infections with Variant Influenza Viruses

Guidance for Clinicians: Variant Virus Infections in People pdf icon[186 KB, 4 pages] Background Influenza A viruses circulating in swine…

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Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines

Influenza Vaccine Immunogenicity and Effectiveness Estimates of vaccine efficacy (i.e., prevention of illness among vaccinated persons enrolled in controlled clinical…