TABLE 5

Summary of Antiviral Treatment of Clinical Influenza During the 2017–2018 Season

Offer Treatment ASAP to Children…Consider Treatment ASAP for…
Hospitalized with presumed influenzaAny healthy child with presumed influenza
Hospitalized for severe, complicated, or progressive illness attributable to influenzaHealthy children with presumed influenza, who live at home with a sibling or household contact that is <6 mo old or has a medical condition that predisposes him or her to complications
With presumed influenza (of any severity) and at high risk of complications
  • ASAP, as soon as possible.