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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’Tis the season for cold and flu, as we enter that time of year when patients turn to pharmacists for guidance on self-care products for treating these scourges of winter.
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Receiving a flu shot before a heart bypass surgery can stop inflammation throughout the body and possibly lead to a healthier recovery, according to a preliminary study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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One health care organization has taken their flu vaccination efforts to the next level, by vaccinating the majority of its 12,000 employees, during a 1-day event called #HitMeWithYourFluShot.
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Louisiana and Nevada show the highest flu activity in the first monthly report from the Walgreens Flu Index for October, which shows increased incidence of the flu compared with last year.
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According to a study by PMR, the global flu vaccine market is projected to account for a market value of approximately $8 billion by the end of 2029. Increasing vaccination rates and a focus on preventive rather than reactive methods are expected to drive the growth of the market.
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Influenza vaccine approved for use in adult patients 65 years and older.
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EZC Pak, the first physician formulated, tapered immune support pack, will be presented to millionaire and billionaire investors on ABC’s Shark Tank on Sunday, November 3, at 9 PM ET/8 PM CT.
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The influenza A virus remains contagious in wet mucus from infected patients, even after being exposed to an ethanol-based disinfectant.
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This video is sponsored by VaxServe, a Sanofi Pasteur company.
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Baloxavir marboxil (Xofluza, Genentech) is the first antiviral medication indicated for patients at high risk of developing influenza-related complications.
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A study by the CDC has found that only approximately half of pregnant women reported receiving the influenza, and tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccines.
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This video is sponsored by VaxServe, a Sanofi Pasteur company.