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Influenza nose spray vaccine (Vaccine) for Prevention and Treatment of Flu in Adults

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Influenza nose spray vaccine (vaccine)

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Flu prevention in healthy Adults

Curefacts.com - Evidence icon EVIDENCE | WELL TESTED - 69 studies with 70,000 adults
Curefacts.com - Circle icon EFFECTIVENESS | MILD BENEFITS for prevention of symptoms
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Flu nose spray vaccine with “live” (weakened) viruses. 69 studies conducted, with 70,000 adults. Prevents 1 flu case in 39 vaccinated adults, and 1 influenza-like-illness in 46 vaccinated adults. Does not prevent flu complications. Strong side effects, and riskier than vaccines with “dead” inactivated viruses.

Influenza nose spray vaccine (vaccine)

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Flu prevention in Adults with Cystic Fibrosis

Curefacts.com - Evidence icon EVIDENCE | POORLY TESTED - 2 studies with 36 adults
Curefacts.com - Circle icon EFFECTIVENESS | UNCLEAR
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Flu nose spray vaccine with “live” (weakened) viruses. 2 studies conducted, with 36 adults. Unclear benefits. Irritating side effects and unclear safety. Riskier than flu vaccines with “dead” inactivated viruses.

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Influenza nose spray vaccine

Live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) is a type of influenza vaccine in the form of a nasal spray. It is an attenuated vaccine, unlike most influenza vaccines, which are inactivated vaccines. LAIV is administered intranasally, while inactivated vaccines are administered by intramuscular injection. Both live attenuated and inactivated vaccines are typically trivalent, since they contain material from three different influenza virus. LAIV is sold under the trade name FluMist in the United States and Canada. (source)

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