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Effectiveness and Parental Acceptability of Social Networking Interventions for Promoting Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Among Young Children: Randomized Controlled Trial.

Mar 05, 2020

Seasonal influenza vaccination (SIV) coverage among young children remains low worldwide. Mobile social networking apps such as WhatsApp Messenger are promising tools for health interventions.This was...

Media Reports as a Source for Monitoring Impact of Influenza on Hospital Care: Qualitative Content Analysis.

Mar 05, 2020

The Netherlands, like most European countries, has a robust influenza surveillance system in primary care. However, there is a lack of real-time nationally representative data on hospital admissions f...

Epidemic of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 analyzed by full genome sequences and the first case of oseltamivir-resistant strain in Myanmar 2017.

Mar 05, 2020

A community outbreak of human influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus strains was observed in Myanmar in 2017. We investigated the circulation patterns, antigenicity, and drug resistance of 2017 influenza A(H1N1...

Gut Dysbiosis during Influenza Contributes to Pulmonary Pneumococcal Superinfection through Altered Short-Chain Fatty Acid Production.

Mar 05, 2020

Secondary bacterial infections often complicate viral respiratory infections. We hypothesize that perturbation of the gut microbiota during influenza A virus (IAV) infection might favor respiratory ba...

Wearable Device Data May Help Predict Flu-Like Illness Patterns

Jan 21, 2020

TUESDAY, Jan. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Data from activity and physiological trackers may improve prediction of influenza-like illness (ILI), according to a study published online Jan. 16 in T...

CDC: Cases of Flu Continue to Mount Across America

Jan 07, 2020

Agency says it is still too early to know how severe this year's flu season will be. MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Flu continues to spread throughout the United States and has reached...

Conference Highlights: CHEST 2019

Oct 24, 2019

New research was presented at CHEST 2019, The Annual International Scientific Assembly of the American College of Chest Physicians, from October 19-23 in New Orleans. The features below highlight some...