Flu Shots for Kids: 2010-2011 Recommendations

September 24, 2010

This video discusses a policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics on recommendations for influenza prevention in children for 2010-2011.

This video discusses a policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics on recommendations for influenza prevention in children for 2010-2011. The report discusses the threat of the H1N1 virus, notes that “notes that the number of trivalent seasonal influenza vaccine doses to be administered this year depends on the child’s age and vaccine history, and outlines the schedule in detail and provides a dosing algorithm,” covers the use of antivirals, (while “pointing out that resistance characteristics may change rapidly”), and includes a section on the two types of trivalent vaccine that are available.

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