Tag Influenza

Vaccine trial aims to make flu season safer for heart patients

September 7, 2016

A network of researchers in the United States and Canada will try to spare thousands of patients the dangers of heart attacks and hospitalizations over the next five years in a trial of a high-dose flu vaccine.

Kawaoka to receive Japan Academy award, presented by Emperor and Empress

June 22, 2016

Yoshihiro Kawaoka was chosen for his fundamental studies of the influenza virus leading to improved vaccines and better understanding of pandemic flu.

Boundless Together, Part 3

October 22, 2015

The third of four new commercials about UW–Madison will soon premier during a Badger football game. Learn more about the projects highlighted in the latest spot.

Time to get your annual flu shot — clinics start next week

September 24, 2015

Each year, influenza strikes many faculty, staff and students, causing them to miss up to five days of work and class. To limit the effects of the flu on the campus community, University Health Services (UHS) is coordinating employee flu shot clinics around campus beginning Sept. 29.

UW’s important influenza research conducted safely

July 3, 2014

The UW–Madison Influenza Research Institute (IRI) has been safely conducting important influenza research since its opening at Research Park in 2008. However, press accounts of the results of recent studies as well as a biosafety incident at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta have brought IRI into the news.

UW’s important influenza research conducted safely

July 2, 2014

The UW–Madison Influenza Research Institute (IRI) has been safely conducting important influenza research since its opening at Research Park in 2008.