Prevention and Control of Influenza, Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)

Nicole M. Smith, PhD; Joseph S. Bresee, MD; David K. Shay, MD; Timothy M. Uyeki, MD; Nancy J. Cox, PhD; Raymond A. Strikas, MD


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Recommendations for Using Inactivated and Live, Attenuated Influenza Vaccines

The inactivated influenza vaccine and LAIV can be used to reduce the risk for influenza virus infection and its complications. TIV is Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved for persons aged ≥6 months, including those with high-risk conditions, whereas LAIV is approved only for use among healthy persons aged 5-49 years (see Inactivated Influenza Vaccine Recommendations; and Live, Attenuated Influenza Vaccine Recommendations).


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