FluMist spray vaccine is OK next season — CDC panel
24 February, 2018, 11:49 | Author: Teresa Adams
The nasal spray vaccine has been off the US market for two years because it barely worked against one common strain of flu in kids.
This wording puts FluMist on the "recommended" list, which means insurance companies have to pay for its use, without being a strong endorsement.
At today's ACIP meeting, the company presented findings from a U.S. study in children ages 2 to 4 on shedding and antibody responses of the H1N1 strain in the latest version of the quadrivalent vaccine.
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Two years ago, the advisory group pulled its recommendation for FluMist vaccine after research found it wasn't working against swine flu, the kind of flu that was making most people sick then.
Studies have suggested that while FluMist fell down against swine flu, it has been effective against other types of flu.
"It's better than nothing", said Dr. Grace Lee, a professor of pediatrics at Stanford University School of medicine.
When the calendar flips from January to February, Virginians can count on a few things: a little more sunlight, slightly warmer temperatures, and most welcome of all, the beginning of the end of yet another flu season. It's been off the USA market since then, although it is still used in other countries, including Canada and the European Union.
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Flu symptoms include cough, sore throat, stuffy nose, runny nose, muscle aches, body aches, fevers, chills, headaches, and in some cases, diarrhea and vomiting (or a nightmarish combination of both).
The latest recommendation follows results from a USA study in young children that showed vaccines containing a 2017-2018 strain of H1N1 flu virus performed better than the 2015-2016 strain that had shown decreased effectiveness, AstraZeneca said.
The cause for the increased severity of this winter's flu season is likely due to a certain strain of influenza. This past year, H3N2 has dominated. They must be reformulated every year for the upcoming influenza season.
"None of us knows what is going to happen", she said. Unlike shots made from a killed virus, it is made from a live but weakened flu virus.
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Information from the CDC says children from six months to eight years of age who are getting vaccinated for the first time, and children who have only ever received one dosage prior should receive a second dose.
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