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Flu Vaccine (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

influenza, flu, vaccine, vaccination, immunization, shot, side effects, effectiveness, reactions, symptoms, facts, cause, Guillain-Barré syndrome, information, H1N1, FluMist, flu season, viruses, swine flu, prevention, intranasal, flu strains, intradermal, egg-free

Author and Editor

Author: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com

REFERENCES:

Davis, Charles P. "Flu (Influenza)." MedicineNet.com. Jan. 12, 2011. <http://www.medicinenet.com/influenza/article.htm>.

Davis, Charles P. "Swine Flu (Swine Influenza A [H1N1] Virus)." MedicineNet.com. June 1, 2010. <http://www.medicinenet.com/swine_flu/article.htm>.

Greenberg, M.E., M.H. Lai, G.F. Hartel, et al. "Response to a Monovalent 2009 Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccine." N Engl J Med 361 Dec. 17, 2009: 2405.

Monto, A.S., S.E. Ohmit, J.G. Petrie, et al. "Comparative Efficacy of Inactivated and Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccines." N Engl J Med 361 Sept. 24, 2009:1260.

Nolan, T ., J. McVernon, M. Skeljo, et al. "Immunogenicity of a Monovalent 2009 Influenza A(H1N1) Vaccine in Infants and Children." JAMA 303.1 Dec. 21, 2009: 2010.

Stöppler, Melissa Conrad. "Flu Vaccination." MedicineNet.com. Nov. 2, 2009. <http://www.medicinenet.com/flu_vaccination/
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United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Influenza Vaccine 2012-2013." July 2, 2012. <http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/vis/downloads/vis-flu.pdf>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Intradermal Influenza (Flu) Vaccination." July 6, 2011. <http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/vaccine/qa_intradermal-vaccine.htm>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Key Facts About Seasonal Flu Vaccine." Sept. 21, 2011. <http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/keyfacts.htm>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "The Nasal-Spray Flu Vaccine (Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine [LAIV])." Sept. 21, 2011. <http://www.cdc.gov/FLU/about/qa/nasalspray.htm>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Proposed Influenza Vaccination Recommendations for 2012-2013." June 20, 2012. <http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/acip/meetings/downloads/slides-jun-2012/04-influenza-grohskopf.pdf>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Selecting the Viruses in the Seasonal Influenza (Flu) Vaccine." Mar. 9, 2011. <http://www.cdc.gov/Flu/professionals/vaccination/virusqa.htm>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "2009 H1N1 Vaccine Safety Summary." Dec. 4, 2009. <http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/in_the_news/vaccine_safety_summary.htm>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Vaccine Effectiveness - How Well Does the Flu Vaccine Work?" Oct. 13, 2011. <http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/qa/vaccineeffect.htm>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "What You Should Know for the 2012-2013 Influenza Season." June 14, 2012. <http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/season/flu-season-2012-2013.htm>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Who Should Get Vaccinated Against Influenza." Sept. 9, 2011. <http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/whoshouldvax.htm>.


Last Editorial Review: 10/3/2013

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