Cox, NJ, Subbarao, K. Influenza. Lancet
1999; 354: 1277–1282.
Hayward, AC, et al.
Comparative community burden and severity of seasonal and pandemic influenza: results of the Flu Watch cohort study. Lancet Respiratory Medicine
2014; 2: 445–454.
Nicholson, KG, Wood, JM, Zambon, M. Influenza. Lancet
2003; 362: 1733–1745.
Antonova, EN, et al.
Burden of paediatric influenza in Western Europe: a systematic review. BMC Public Health
2012; 12: 968.
Poehling, KA, et al.
The underrecognized burden of influenza in young children. New England Journal of Medicine
2006; 355: 31–40.
Cox, NJ, Subbarao, K. Global epidemiology of influenza: past and present. Annual Review of Medicine
2000; 51: 407–421.
Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC. Prevention and control of seasonal influenza with vaccines. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Recommendations and Reports
2013; 62: 1–43.
Viboud, C, et al.
Risk factors of influenza transmission in households. British Journal of General Practice
2004; 54: 684–689.
Schanzer, D, Vachon, J, Pelletier, L. Age-specific differences in influenza A epidemic curves: do children drive the spread of influenza epidemics?
American Journal of Epidemiology
2011; 174: 109–117.
Karageorgopoulos, DE, et al.
Age distribution of cases of 2009 (H1N1) pandemic influenza in comparison with seasonal influenza. PLoS ONE
2011; 6: e21690.
Kanitz, EE, et al.
Variation in adult vaccination policies across Europe: an overview from VENICE network on vaccine recommendations, funding and coverage. Vaccine
2012; 30: 5222–5228.
Kissling, E, et al.
Low and decreasing vaccine effectiveness against influenza A(H3) in 2011/12 among vaccination target groups in Europe: results from the I-MOVE multicentre case-control study. Eurosurveillance
Kaji, M, Watanabe, A, Aizawa, H. Differences in clinical features between influenza A H1N1, A H3N2, and B in adult patients. Respirology
2003; 8: 231–233.
Wie, S-H, et al.
A comparison of the clinical and epidemiological characteristics of adult patients with laboratory-confirmed influenza A or B during the 2011–2012 influenza season in Korea: a multi-center study. PLoS ONE
2013; 8: e62685.
Lee, BE, Mukhi, SN, Drews, SJ. Association between patient age and influenza A subtype during influenza outbreaks. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
2010; 31: 535–537.
Beauté, J, et al.
Overrepresentation of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus among severe influenza cases in the 2011/12 season in four European countries. Eurosurveillance
Bolotin, S, et al.
A new sentinel surveillance system for severe influenza in England shows a shift in age distribution of hospitalised cases in the post-pandemic period. PLoS ONE
2012; 7: e30279.
Fleming, DM, van der Velden, J, Paget, WJ. The evolution of influenza surveillance in Europe and prospects for the next 10 years. Vaccine
2003; 21: 1749–1753.
Snacken, R, et al.
Influenza season 2012–2013 in Europe: moderate intensity, mixed (sub)types. Epidemiology and Infection
2014; 142: 1809–1812.
Sauerbrei, A, et al.
Prevalence of antibodies against influenza A and B viruses in children in Germany, 2008 to 2010. Eurosurveillance
Bollaerts, K, et al.
Contribution of respiratory pathogens to influenza-like illness consultations. Epidemiology and Infection
2013; 141: 2196–2204.
Nair, H, et al.
Global burden of acute lower respiratory infections due to respiratory syncytial virus in young children: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet
2010; 375: 1545–55.
Falsey, AR, et al.
Respiratory syncytial virus infection in elderly and high-risk adults. New England Journal of Medicine
2005; 352: 1749–1759.
Suess, T, et al.
Comparison of shedding characteristics of seasonal influenza virus (sub)types and influenza A(H1N1)pdm09; Germany, 2007–2011. PLoS ONE
2012; 7: e51653.
Mertz, D, et al.
Populations at risk for severe or complicated influenza illness: systematic review and meta-analysis. British Medical Journal
2013; 347: f5061.
Jordan, R, et al.
Universal vaccination of children against influenza: are there indirect benefits to the community?: a systematic review of the evidence. Vaccine
2006; 24: 1047–1062.
Weycker, D, et al.
Population-wide benefits of routine vaccination of children against influenza. Vaccine
2005; 23: 1284–1293.