Flu

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.

Beyond the Bench: Advancing Vaccine Education
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Learn about OTC preventions for influenza, handling flu and diabetes, and more.
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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.
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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.
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Pharmacists play a critical role in protecting patients from seasonal influenza and pneumonia illnesses and sequelae.
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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. 
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Influenza B has been causing severe illnesses in many areas of the country.
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After injecting the flu vaccine into a tumor cell, researchers found that the injection either slowed the growth or shrunk the tumor itself.
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Research has been conducted to produce a vaccination that gives patients long-lasting protection from influenza.
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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.
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The popular prescription influenza antiviral will become more accessible in the United States thanks to Sanofi deal. 
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Rates of some vaccinations are low in these patients, but pharmacists can play a key role in adherence.
 
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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.