The American Academy of Pediatrics Publishes Updated Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Influenza in Children

On September 7, the American Academy of Pediatrics released a policy statement online titled Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Influenza in Children, 2015–2016. The abstract is reprinted below:

The purpose of this statement is to update recommendations for routine use of seasonal influenza vaccine and antiviral medications for the prevention and treatment of influenza in children. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends annual seasonal influenza immunization for all people 6 months and older, including all children and adolescents. 

Access the complete policy statement.

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