Preventing influenza in younger children

S. Esposito, C. Tagliabue, L. Tagliaferri, M. Semino, M. R. Longo, N. Principi

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Abstract

Influenza is common in infants and children: attack rates vary from 23% to 48% each year during inter-pandemic periods, and are even higher during pandemics. Severe cases occur more frequently in children with underlying chronic diseases; however, epidemiological studies have clearly shown that influenza also causes an excess of medical examinations, drug prescriptions and hospitalizations in otherwise healthy children (particularly those aged

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)42-49
Number of pages8
JournalClinical Microbiology and Infection
Volume18
Issue numberSUPPL. 5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2012

Keywords

  • Adjuvanted influenza vaccine
  • Children
  • Influenza
  • Influenza vaccine
  • Live attenuated influenza vaccine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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