The Pharmacy Times® Flu resource center provides information about early symptoms of the flu and the array of therapies in development intended to treat it as it progresses. Additionally, learn more about the data coming directly from the most widely attended pharmacy conferences and meetings, updated clinical trial listings, and other resources.
Edina Avdic, PharmD, MBA, BCPS-AQ ID, discusses her recommendations for treating patients demonstrating resistance to influenza treatments. This video was filmed at the 54th ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) Midyear Meeting.
According to a survey commissioned by the American Academy of Family Physicians, certain groups, including millennials and African Americans, are more susceptible to anti-vaccination rhetoric and beliefs, with 51% of Americans reporting they have not received a flu shot this season. In addition, nearly one-third of adults who completed the survey do not plan on getting a flu shot.
Nearly 1 in 3 individuals do not receive vaccinations against influenza, nor do almost 30% of patients with insurance and access to regular medical care, according to findings presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions held November 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Edina Avdic, PharmD, MBA, BCPS-AQ ID, associate director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, discusses current antiviral treatments for influenza. This video was filmed at the ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) 54th Clinical Meeting & Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has entered an agreement with Sanofi Pasteur to increase the company's domestic pandemic influenza vaccine production capabilities.
The Pharmacy Times® Flu specialty page serves as a hub for all clinical news and articles related to the contagious respiratory condition. Additionally, the flu specialty page provides multiple condition-specific resources, ranging from atherosclerosis and chronic angina to heart failure and stroke prevention.