alexa Pediatric influenza prevention and control.
Immunology

Immunology

Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination

Author(s): Principi N, Esposito S

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Abstract Global evaluation of influenza vaccination in children indicates that current recommendations are not followed. Most children at high risk for influenza-related complications do not receive the vaccine, and increased efforts are needed to protect them. Furthermore, vaccinating healthy infants 6-23 months of age and their close contacts should be strongly encouraged. Vaccinations are recommended for children with recurrent acute otitis media or recurrent respiratory tract infections and possibly for healthy daycare and school-age children because of the potential socioeconomic implications of influenza. Issues that need to be addressed include educating physicians and parents concerning influenza-related illness and complications, cost-effectiveness and safety of licensed vaccines, adequate vaccine supply, and availability of intranasal products.
This article was published in Emerg Infect Dis and referenced in Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination

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