High-Dose Flu Vaccine

Flu-dose ally: higher antigen

Flu-dose ally: higher antigen

A high-dose flu vaccine with four times the amount of antigen in a standard vaccine was 24% more effective in protecting study subjects 65 and older against influenza complications.

Ask the care expert ... about the high-dose flu vaccine

Ask the care expert ... about the high-dose flu vaccine

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We are training our staff, residents and family members on the annual flu vaccines. I hear that this year a high-dose vaccine is available. Does Fluzone High-Dose influenza vaccine work better?

Flu vaccines ineffective in adults over 65, analyses assert

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A flurry of recent studies has shown that flu shots don't offer much protection against influenza in elderly people who have received the vaccine, a recent report suggests.