Which Flu Vaccine To Fight H3N2?

Recently there’ve been voices questioning the effectiveness of this season’s flu vaccination on H3N2, the virus that dominates this season’s flu. According to CDC’s release, this year’s US trivalent influenza vaccines contain:

  • An A/Michigan/45/2015 (H1N1)pdm09–like virus;
  • An A/Hong Kong/4801/2014 (H3N2)–like virus; and
  • A B/Brisbane/60/2008–like virus, which is from the Victoria lineage of B viruses.

 

 

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