ACIP recs for seasonal influenza

The ACIP recommendations for who should receive this year’s seasonal trivalent influenza vaccine includes 85% of the US population: Children age 6mo-18 years (and household contacts of children <6 months), all adults >50 years, and all patients at risk of medical complications of influenza (including their care takers or house hold contacts) (website)

Danielle Scheurer

Dr. Scheurer is a clinical hospitalist and the Medical Director of Quality and Safety at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, and is Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, completed her residency at Duke University, and completed her Masters in Clinical Research at the Medical University of South Carolina. She also serves as the Web Editor and Physician Advisor for the Society of Hospital Medicine.

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