Live Attenuated and Inactivated Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness

February 2019, VOLUME 143 / ISSUE 2

Live Attenuated and Inactivated Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness
Jessie R. Chung, Brendan Flannery, Christopher S. Ambrose, Rodolfo E. Bégué, Herve Caspard, Laurie DeMarcus, Ashley L. Fowlkes, Geeta Kersellius, Andrea Steffens, Alicia M. Fry, for the Influenza Clinical Investigation for Children Study Team, the Influenza Incidence Surveillance Project, the US Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Network
Pediatrics Feb 2019, 143 (2) e20182094; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2018-2094
In a combined analysis from 5 studies, LAIV4 was less effective than IIV against influenza A/H1N1pdm09 in all pediatric age groups.