The Evolving History of Influenza Viruses and Influenza Vaccines

Claude Hannoun


Expert Rev Vaccines. 2013;12(9):1085-1094. 

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Five-year View

Over the next 5 years, the quadrivalent inactivated influenza vaccine will become more widely used. Advances in the search for a universal vaccine, targeting a common antigen that is not subject to genetic modifications, may modify our approach to vaccination against influenza. In the meantime, improved influenza surveillance systems and models for predicting which influenza strains are most likely to circulate need to be developed.