• Adjuvanted influenza vaccine more effective for young children

    7 days ago - By Healio

    A candidate adjuvanted vaccine that protects against four strains of influenza known as aQIV showed superior immunogenic response in children aged 6 months to younger than 6 years and additional clinical benefit in children aged 6 to less than 24 months when compared with a nonadjuvanted influenza vaccine, according to phase 3 study findings presented at the Sixth ESWI Influenza Conference in Latvia.These findings also suggest that use of aQIV can reduce hospitalization rates for young children, particularly those aged younger than 2 years, and decrease complications and childhood...
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