Influenza

Evaluation of strategies to increase vaccination coverage against influenza in people with one or more chronic diseases |  INSPQ

Evaluation of strategies to increase vaccination coverage against influenza in people with one or more chronic diseases | INSPQ

This report presents the results of an evaluation project carried out in 2019-2020 in Quebec, in the context of the recommendations of the Ministry of Health and Social Services to prioritize, among others, people living with one or more diseases ) chronic(s) (PVMC) for vaccination against influenza (influenza). The purpose of this project was to …

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Universal influenza B vaccine induces broad and long-lasting protection, say biomedical scientists

Universal influenza B vaccine induces broad and long-lasting protection, say biomedical scientists

A new universal flu vaccine protects against influenza B viruses, providing broad defense against different strains and enhanced immune protection, according to a new study by researchers at Georgia State University’s Institute of Biomedical Sciences. The double-layered protein nanoparticle vaccine, which is constructed with a stabilized part of the influenza virus (the hemagglutinin (HA) stalk), …

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