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2015-16 vaccination resources

Vaccination resourcesACIP's 2015-16 flu vaccination recommendations provides comprehensive clinical guidance and includes updates on:

1) antigenic composition of U.S. flu vaccines; 2) available flu vaccine products for the 2015–16 season; 3) the dosing algorithm for children aged 6 months through 8 years; and 4) recommendations for the use of live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) and inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) when either is available, including removal of the 2014–15 preferential recommendation for LAIV for healthy children aged 2 through 8 years.

Information on flu vaccination topics not addressed in the 2015-16 recommendations is available in ACIP's 2013 recommendations.

CDC resources:

Other resources:

Reporting, testing and clinical guidance
Infection control in health care facilities