Seasonal Flu Vaccine

Flu Supply News ↓ Industry Resources+Flu Report↓ Additional HIDA Resources↓

Background

The healthcare supply chain plays a critical role each flu season in delivering products to prevent the spread of the flu virus and protect the health of millions of Americans. Distributors provide flu vaccines, rapid diagnostics tests, hypodermic supplies and other critical medical products to healthcare settings across the U.S. HIDA works with Congress, industry partners, federal and state agencies to continually improve the flu vaccine supply chain.

What Members Need to Know

HIDA leads the HIDA Flu Initiative that partners with national organizations such as the American Medical Association (AMA) and the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, in order to educate stakeholders on the role of distribution during the flu season.

Questions?  Contact HIDA Government Affairs:

Mary Beth Spencer, MPS»
Director of Government Affairs
HIDA, 703-838-6133

National Influenza Vaccination Week and Influenza Updates

HIDA joins CDC in promoting National Influenza Vaccination Week each December as a reminder that its never too late to vaccinate, especially for people in higher risk groups.

Track weekly flu updates at CDC.gov/Flu►

Outlook

HIDA members as well as stakeholders in the influenza vaccine supply chain and government agencies responsible for the public health and oversight of the production and distribution of influenza vaccines can rely on HIDA for key information on flu vaccine production and utilization. HIDA tracks flu vaccine supply &allocation, patient & physician vaccination trends, manufacturing & distribution processes, Medicare reimbursements, quality reporting measures related to influenza vaccination, and vaccine effectiveness trends.

Industry Flu Resources


Flu Supply News


7.24.20: COVID-19 Measures Have All But Wiped Out The Flu In The Southern Hemisphere
7.17.20: CDC: COVID-19 Mitigation Tactics, Flu Shots Key For Upcoming Flu Season
7.7.20: FDA Approves Tests To Screen For COVID-19, Flu At Same Time
6.26.20: CDC: Administering Flu Vaccines During The COVID-19 Pandemic
6.10.20: Flu Shot Makers Gear Up - And Get Creative - For A Critical Vaccination Season
4.10.20: Flu Killed 24,000, Sickened 39 Million This Season
4.7.20: Advisory Board: The 2019-2020 flu season is finally starting to wind down
3.17.20: Advisory Board: The 2019-2020 Flu Season, Charted
3.11.20: Universal Flu Vaccine Shows Promise In Phase 2 Trial
3.9.20: NPR: Flu Season Beginning To Ease, Modelers Say
2.28.20: WHO: Recommended Composition Of Influenza Virus Vaccines For Next Flu Season
2.21.20: Beckers: Flu Affects 29 Million People According To The CDC
2.21.20: CDC: MMWR Report | This Season's Flu Vaccine Has Been 45% Effective In Protecting People
2.12.20: Influenza B Leading The Charge In 2020 Flu Season
1.20.20: Scripps: Fitbit User Data Could Be Key To Swifter Population Flu Tracking
1.15.20: Healthline: What To Know About A Double-Barreled Flu Season
1.10.20: Beckers: CDC's Flu Count Nears 10 Million Cases
1.06.20: CNN: US On Track For One Of The Worst Flu Seasons In Decades
12.06.19: AP/CDC: US Flu Season Arrives Early, Driven By An Unexpected Virus
11.15.19: CNN: Flu Is Getting An Early Start In The US This Season
09.19.19: Reuters: President Signs Order Aimed At Developing Better Flu Vaccines
09.17.19: NBC: U.S. May Face Brutal Flu Season, Southern Hemisphere Trends Indicate