Fast Five Quiz: Do You Know Current Vaccination Recommendations?

Mary L. Windle, PharmD


August 22, 2016

The CDC's ACIP voted against recommendation of the nasal spray flu vaccine for use during the 2016-2017 flu season. On the basis of lower efficacy when compared with the flu shot from 2013-2016, the ACIP does not recommend the nasal spray vaccine, which had been projected to account for about 8% of the total supply. Of note, nasal spray flu vaccines in recent seasons accounted for almost a third of all flu vaccines given to children.

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