New Influenza Recommendations for Children

An updated policy statement, “Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Influenza in Children, 2012-2013” has been early released online in Pediatrics. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends annual trivalent seasonal influenza immunization for all individuals 6 months of age and older, including all children, adolescents and young adults. The policy statement includes guidance on vaccine formulations, dosing, and administration, as well as current treatment guidance for antiviral medications. Click here for more info.

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