Influenza constantly evolves. Learn about the 2019-2020 recommendations for prevention and treatment of seasonal influenza. Speakers:Dr. Ian Gemmill and Dr. Gerald Evans, Infectious disease experts Speakers presented the recommendations from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization’s(NACI) Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Statement 2019-2020, and the Association of Medical Microbiology andInfectious Disease (AMMI) Canada’s Guidance for Practitioners on…
Subject Area: influenza
Seasonal Influenza: 2018-19 NACI and AMMI Canada Recommendations
Summary of the National Advisory Committee on Immunization’s Seasonal Influenza Statement and the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Canada’s Treatment Recommendations for frontline healthcare practitioners and public health vaccine providers to help guide their practice.
Dr. Ian Gemmill presented on prevention of seasonal influenza, types of vaccines available and their effectiveness, new indications and available internet resources. Dr. Gerald Evans presented on the burden of seasonal influenza, the trends in recent years and the antiviral treatment recommendations.
Influenza control: Do we need a shift in our thinking?
Dr. Richard Schabas MD, MHP, CCMF, FRCPCDr. Joel Kettner MD, MSc, FRCSC, FRCPC (Scientific Moderator) An archived version of this webinar is now available for viewing. Please email us to request access. The National Advisory Committee on Immunization recommends “influenza vaccination for all individuals aged six months and older” in Canada. But what is the evidence for universal programs?…
Effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccines against influenza A (H1N1) infection in post-pandemic seasons: Highlights of a systematic review
A systematic review of the literature to summarize the epidemiologic evidence on the effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccines against A (H1N1) pdm09 infection in post-pandemic seasons.
A review of mid-season effectiveness of the 2013/14 seasonal influenza vaccines
According to Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI), annual vaccination against influenza remains the best available strategy for reducing the risk of serious illness and death due to influenza. This systematic review summarizes epidemiologic evidence on the effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccines against A (H1N1) pdm09 infection in post-pandemic seasons.
ARCHIVED: Influenza H7N9: Ten Questions and Answers for Canadian Public Health Decision-makers
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Influenza Season 2013-2014
Ten Questions and Answers for Canadian Public Health Practitioners Preamble As a result of increased interest and questions about a perceived resurgence or re-emergence of the Influenza A (H1N1) pdm09 this winter, NCCID has undertaken a Rapid Review similar to what had been done for H7N9 and MERS Co-V. However, because this is a review of a previously known pathogen,…
Highlights of the Options for the Control of Influenza VII Conference (Part II)
Highlights of the Options for the Control of Influenza VII Conference (Part I)
Composition and Role of the 2010-2011 Northern Hemisphere Seasonal Influenza Vaccine in the Post-Pandemic Period
The Role of Cytokine Storm in Influenza Pathogenesis
Strategies for Preventing and Mitigating Influenza in Canada through the One Health Approach: Workshop Proceedings