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.
Studying blood samples from critically ill patients at the London Health Sciences Center (LHSC), the researchers identified a unique pattern of 6 molecules that could be used as therapeutic targets to treat the virus, as reported in the Critical Care Explorations journal.
Although flu vaccines have been proven to reduce severe illness, evidence is lacking on the link between flu vaccination and antibiotic prescribing at the population level in the United States, according to the study authors.
The new edge-computing platform may expand the arsenal of health surveillance tools used to forecast seasonal flu and other viral respiratory outbreaks, such as COVID-19 or severe acute respiratory syndrome.
Children aged 0 to 4 years are now the highest CDC has on record at this point in the season, surpassing the rates reported during the second wave of the 2009 H1N1 pandemic.
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.