Prevention of Influenza in the General Public (2004)

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  • The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) recommends influenza vaccination in healthy adults and children. (Grade A recommendation)
  • There is good evidence to support neuraminidase inhibitor prophylaxis against influenza in the household setting if it can be initiated within 36-48 hours of symptom onset in the index case. (Grade A recommendation)