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Flu (Influenza)


Dec. 10, 2015

Media Availability: Prime-Boost H7N9 Influenza Vaccine Concept Promising in Clinical Trial

Sept. 23, 2015

NIH Researchers Find Role for Soft Palate in Adaptation of Transmissible Influenza Viruses

July 21, 2015

Media Availability: Virus-Like Particle Vaccine Protects Mice from Many Flu Strains

Oct. 7, 2014

Candidate H7N9 Avian Flu Vaccine Works Better with Adjuvant

Oct. 1, 2014

Gut Bacteria Boost Immune Response to Flu Vaccine

Apr. 9, 2014

NIH Funds Influenza Research and Surveillance Network

Dec. 6, 2013

Media Availability: H7N9 Influenza Virus Not Adapted to Efficient Human-to-Human Transmission

Sept. 18. 2013

NIH Begins Testing H7N9 Avian Influenza Vaccine Candidate

Sept. 13, 2013

Media Availability: NIH Clinical Study Establishes Human Model of Influenza Pathogenesis

Aug. 21, 2013

Media Availability: NIH-Funded Scientists Describe Genesis, Evolution of H7N9 Influenza Virus

July 9, 2013

NIAID Scientists Describe How Immune System Overreaction Contributes to Influenza Deaths

July 9, 2013

Media Availability: NIH Scientists Assess History, Pandemic Potential of H7 Influenza Viruses

May 23, 2013

Media Availability: Ferrets, Pigs Susceptible to H7N9 Avian Influenza Virus

May 22, 2013

Media Availability: Novel Approach for Influenza Vaccination Shows Promise in Early Animal Testing

Apr. 18, 2013

NIH-Supported Researchers Glean Clues from H7N9 Influenza Genetic Sequences

Feb. 5, 2013

Three NIH-Sponsored Clinical Trials Test Influenza Treatments

Sept. 11, 2012

Media Availability: Reconstructed 1918 Influenza Virus Has Yielded Key Insights, Scientists Say

Aug. 29, 2012

NIH Scientists Map First Steps in Flu Antibody Development

Aug. 15, 2012

Media Availability: NIH Study Suggests Potential Hurdle to Universal Flu Vaccine Development May Be Overcome

March 25, 2012

Mapping Flu’s Trek through Our Cells

Nov. 16, 2011

NIH Grantees Rebut Theory that Seasonal Flu Strains Originate in Tropical Regions

Oct. 4, 2011

Priming with DNA Vaccine Makes Avian Flu Vaccine Work Better

Sept. 19, 2011

Media Availability: NIH Scientists Find Earliest Known Evidence of 1918 Influenza Pandemic

Aug. 16, 2011

Any Prime-Boost Mix of Injected or Spray Flu Vaccine Shields Toddlers

May 25, 2011

NIAID Media Availability: Evolution of Swine Flu Viruses Traced in Long-Term Study

Dec. 13, 2010

2009 H1N1 Vaccine Safe and Induces Robust Immune Response in People with Asthma

Dec. 13, 2010

Q&A: NIH Trial of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine in People with Asthma

Dec. 6, 2010

NIAID Media Availability: A Flu Vaccine that Lasts

Nov. 17, 2010

NIH Experts Describe Influenza Vaccines of the Future

Nov. 12, 2010

NIAID Media Availability: NIH Scientists Explore 1510 Influenza Pandemic and Lessons Learned

Nov. 2, 2010

NIAID Media Availability: New Study Re-examines Bacterial Vaccine Studies Conducted During 1918 Influenza Pandemic

Sept. 28, 2010

NIAID Media Availability: NIH Scientists Consider Fate of Pandemic H1N1 Flu Virus

July 15, 2010

NIH Scientists Advance Universal Flu Vaccine

June 22, 2010

Researchers Use GFP-Expressing Flu Virus to Trace Infection Progression in Mice

June 15, 2010

NIAID Media Availability: NIH-Funded Scientists Find 2009 H1N1 Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Protects Mice from 1918 Influenza Virus

March 26, 2010

Rapid Development of Drug-Resistant 2009 H1N1 Influenza Reported in Two Cases

March 24, 2010

1918 and 2009 Pandemic Influenza Viruses Lack a Sugar Topping

March 9, 2010

Study Yields Hybrid Flu Strains That Cause Severe Disease

March 9, 2010

NIAID Media Availability: Vaccinating Children against Flu Helps Protect Wider Community

Dec. 10, 2009

NIAID Trial of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Enrolling HIV-Positive Adults

Dec. 7, 2009

New York Autopsies Show 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus Damages Entire Airway

Dec. 3, 2009

NIAID Web Bulletin: NIAID to Compare Responses of Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Women in Clinical Trial of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine

Nov. 25, 2009

Bulletin: NIAID Studies Investigate Immune Responses to Shot, Spray 2009 Pandemic Flu Vaccines

Nov. 16, 2009

NIAID Media Availability: Immune System of Healthy Adults May Be Better Prepared Than Expected to Fight 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus

Nov. 9, 2009

Combination Drugs a Potential Treatment for Influenza

Nov. 2, 2009

Bulletin: Updated Results: In Youngest Children, a Second Dose of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Elicits Robust Immune Response

Nov. 2, 2009

Initial Results Show Pregnant Women Mount Strong Immune Response To One Dose of 2009 H1N1 Flu Vaccine

Oct. 29, 2009

NIAID Scientists Propose New Explanation for Flu Virus Antigenic Drift

Oct. 9, 2009

NIH Prepares to Launch 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Trial in People with Asthma

Oct. 9, 2009

NIH Launches 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Trials in HIV-Infected Children, Youth and Pregnant Women

Oct. 9, 2009

Bulletin: Early Results: NIAID Trial Supports Co-Administration of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine and Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

Oct. 8, 2009

NIAID Trial Testing 2009 H1N1 Flu Vaccine Plus Adjuvant

Oct. 8, 2009

Q&A: Trial of a Candidate 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Plus Adjuvant

Sept. 21, 2009

Early Results: In Children, 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Works Like Seasonal Flu Vaccine

Sept. 21, 2009

NIAID Media Advisory: Update on NIAID Clinical Trials of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccines in Children

Sept. 11, 2009

Statement: Early Results from Clinical Trials of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccines in Healthy Adults

Sept. 9, 2009

NIAID Launches 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Trial in Pregnant Women

Sept. 9, 2009

Q&A: NIAID Trial of Candidate 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine in Pregnant Women at the Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Units

Sept. 1, 2009

Studies in Animals Suggest 2009 H1N1 Virus May Have Biological Advantage Over Seasonal Influenza Viruses

Aug. 19, 2009

Q & A: Pediatric Trials of Candidate 2009 H1N1 Vaccine at NIAID Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Units (VTEUs)

Aug. 18, 2009

Bulletin: NIAID to Begin Trials of Candidate H1N1 Vaccines in Children

Aug. 11, 2009

NIAID Media Availability: NIAID Scientists View Past Flu Pandemics for Clues to Future Course of 2009 H1N1 Virus

July 22, 2009

Q & A: Clinical Trials of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccines Conducted by the NIAID-Supported Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Units

July 22, 2009

NIAID Set to Launch Clinical Trials to Test 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Candidates

June 29, 2009

Dynasty: Influenza Virus in 1918 and Today

May 13, 2009

NIAID Media Availability: Scientists Develop Mathematical Model to Predict the Immune Response to Influenza

March 31, 2009

TipDCs—The Necessary Evil of Lethal Influenza Virus Infection

Feb. 26, 2009

NIAID Media Availability: Flu Virus Foiled Again

Feb. 22, 2009

Scientists Identify Lab-Made Proteins That Neutralize Multiple Strains of Seasonal and Pandemic Flu Viruses

October 1, 2008

Predominant role of bacterial pneumonia as a cause of death in pandemic influenza: Implications for pandemic influenza preparedness

Aug. 18, 2008

Bacterial Pneumonia Caused Most Deaths in 1918 Influenza Pandemic

April 30, 2008

Researchers Find Quick Way to Make Human Monoclonal Antibodies against Flu

April 16, 2008

NIAID Media Availability: Study Provides New Understanding of Forces Behind Seasonal Flu Virus Evolution

January 31, 2008

Study May Help Bring New Life to Old Flu Drugs

Sept. 24, 2007

NIAID Media Availability: NIH Scientists Describe Ways to Accurately Assess Mortality Benefits of Influenza Vaccine in the Elderly

Aug. 9, 2007

NIH Scientists Target Future Pandemic Strains of H5N1 Avian Influenza

July 2, 2007

NIAID Media Availability: Scientists Describe How 1918 Influenza Virus Sample was Exhumed in Alaska, A Finding Critical to Future Pandemic Planning

May 28, 2007

Human Antibodies Protect Mice from Avian Flu

May 8, 2007

Media Availability: Commentary Discusses Why Predicting the Next Influenza Pandemic Is Difficult and How Scientists Can Best Prepare

April 2, 2007

Rapid Response was Crucial to Containing the 1918 Flu Pandemic

April 2, 2007

NIAID Expands Capability for Influenza Research and Surveillance

Feb. 28, 2007

Review of 1918 Pandemic Flu Studies Offers More Questions than Answers

Feb. 21, 2007

2,000 Influenza Virus Genomes Now Completed and Publicly Accessible

Jan. 3, 2007

NIAID DNA Vaccine for H5N1 Avian Influenza Enters Human Trial

Jan. 3, 2007

New Details on How the Immune System Recognizes Influenza

Jan. 1, 2007

The "Flu Chip" – a New Way to Diagnose the Flu

Nov. 13, 2006

HHS News: Inexpensive Test Detects H5N1 Infections Quickly and Accurately

Oct. 17, 2006

Experimental Vaccine Protects Mice Against Deadly 1918 Flu Virus

Oct. 12, 2006

Updates on Pandemic Flu Vaccine Trials to Be Presented at 44th Annual IDSA Meeting

Sept. 27, 2006

Mouse Study Reveals New Clues About Virulence of 1918 Influenza Virus

Sept. 25, 2006

H9N2 Avian Flu Vaccine Paired with Adjuvant Provokes Strong Human Immune Response at Low Doses

Sept. 11, 2006

Live H5N1 Avian Flu Virus Vaccines Show Protection in Animal Studies

Aug. 28, 2006

Quick Diagnosis of Flu Strains Possible with New Microchip Test

May 22, 2006

NIAID Study Finds Higher Dose of Flu Vaccine Improves Immune Response in the Elderly

March 29, 2006

H5N1 Avian Flu Virus Vaccine Induces Immune Responses in Healthy Adults

March 16, 2006

NIAID Media Availability: New Study Describes Key Protein from Highly Pathogenic H5N1 Avian Flu Virus and How It Might Mutate

Jan. 26, 2006

Mystery Solved: How the Flu Virus Makes More of Itself

Dec. 22, 2005

Effective Government/Industry Collaboration Bolsters Flu Vaccine Supply

Nov. 25, 2005

Agricultural Workers at Increased Risk for Infection with Animal Flu Viruses

Nov. 15, 2005

Reverse Genetics: Building Flu Vaccines Piece by Piece

Oct. 5, 2005

Unmasking the 1918 Influenza Virus: An Important Step Toward Pandemic Influenza Preparedness

Oct. 5, 2005

Genomes of More than 200 Human Flu Strains Reveal a Dynamic Virus

Sept. 28, 2005

NIAID and MedImmune Join Forces to Develop Potential Pandemic Influenza Vaccines

Aug. 18, 2005

Lab-on-a-Chip Offers Potential for Fast Diagnosis of the Flu

April 1, 2005

HHS Awards $97 Million Contract to Develop Cell Culture-Based Influenza Vaccine

March 23, 2005

NIAID Initiates Trial of Experimental Avian Flu Vaccine

Feb. 15, 2005

A Statement by CDC and NIH: "Impact of Influenza Vaccination on Seasonal Mortality in the US Elderly Population"

Dec. 8, 2004

NIAID-Sponsored Clinical Trial Aims to Boost Flu Vaccine Supply

Nov. 15, 2004

NIAID Launches Influenza Genome Sequencing Project

Sept. 3, 2004

Resistance to Popular Flu Drug May Be Higher than Thought

Aug. 17, 2004

NIAID Taps Chiron to Develop Vaccine Against H9N2 Avian Influenza

May 27, 2004

NIAID Announces Contracts to Develop Vaccine Against H5N1 Avian Influenza

March 19, 2004

Toxic Traces: What Made the 1918 Influenza Virus So Deadly?

Sept. 1, 2003

Can One Vaccine Protect Against All Strains?

March 27, 2003

Short-Lived Immunity Helps Keep Mutant Flu Strains in Check

Jan. 15, 2002

Half-Dose Influenza Vaccine Study

Dec. 1, 2001

“Hidden” Protein May Explain Why Some Flus Are More Dangerous than Others

Sept. 6, 2001

A Small Genetic Change Makes Flu Virus Deadly

Sept. 29, 2000

Government and Industry Team Up to Battle Infectious Diseases

Feb. 8, 2000

Nasal Spray Vaccine Protects Against Unexpected Flu Strain

Aug. 17, 1998

Scientists Discover How Influenza Virus Becomes More Deadly

May 13, 1998

Nasal Spray Vaccine Prevents Both the Flu and Flu-Related Earaches

July 14, 1997

Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine Proves Effective in Children

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Last Updated December 10, 2015