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How Vaccine Hesitancy Affects Vaccination Rates and Public Health

The numbers of people getting annual flu vaccines have remained low, putting public health at risk. The rise in vaccine hesitancy is one reason why.

May 23, 2023


Influenza and Flu Vaccine Myths: Separating Fact From Fiction

Misconceptions about the flu and flu vaccine myths keep people from understanding how to protect themselves from the flu. Learn what’s actually true about influenza and flu shots.
Apr 30, 2023


World Immunization Week: Highlighting the Importance of Vaccination in Public Health

This year, World Immunization Week is focusing its attention on getting child vaccination rates back to pre-pandemic levels.

Apr 22, 2023


Improving Vaccine Equity, Equality and Access in Flu Vaccinations

Inequities in healthcare have contributed to lower rates of flu vaccination in communities of color. Learn about ongoing efforts to change that.

Apr 1, 2023
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Flu Basics

The History of Influenza

May 14, 2022


2022-2023 Flu Vaccine Effectiveness

How well have flu vaccines worked this season? Early reports show they have given significant protection to the vaccinated.

Mar 24, 2023

Flu Season

2022-2023 Flu Season Predictions

After an early, rough start to the 2022-2023 flu season, what lies ahead? Patterns in past flu seasons, current flu vaccination rates and other factors give some useful insights.

Mar 3, 2023