Influenza Vaccine Failure Associated With Age and Immunosuppression

Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume 224, Issue 2, 15 July 2021
https://academic.oup.com/jid/issue/224/2

 

VIRUSES
Influenza Vaccine Failure Associated With Age and Immunosuppression
Joanna Kimball, Yuwei Zhu, Dayna Wyatt, Christopher H Trabue, H Keipp Talbot
The Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 224, Issue 2, 15 July 2021, Pages 288–293, https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiaa757
Vaccine failure continues to be a challenge in our efforts to prevent influenza illnesses and hospitalizations. When evaluating influenza-vaccinated patients hospitalized with an influenza-like illness, older and immunosuppressed patients were found to be at increased risk for hospitalization with influenza.