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Recommendations pertaining to the use of influenza vaccines and influenza antiviral drugs: Influenza 2015

Sibongele Walaza, Cheryl Cohen

Abstract


Prevention of influenza is the most effective management strategy. Influenza vaccine is administered each year before the influenza season. Here we provide recommendations for the use of influenza vaccines in anticipation of the 2015 Southern Hemisphere influenza season. For a review of the 2014 influenza season, please refer to the website of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service, www.nicd.ac.za

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Sibongele Walaza, Centre for Respiratory Diseases and Meningitis, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johannesburg, South Africa

Cheryl Cohen, Centre for Respiratory Diseases and Meningitis, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johannesburg, South Africa

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Keywords

Influenza; Vaccination

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South African Medical Journal 2015;105(2):90-91. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.9367

Article History

Date submitted: 2015-01-12
Date published: 2015-01-12

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