Summary of Antiviral Treatment of Clinical Influenza During the 2018–2019 Season

Offer Treatment ASAP to ChildrenConsider Treatment ASAP for
Hospitalized with suspected influenzaAny healthy child with suspected influenza
Hospitalized for severe, complicated, or progressive illness attributable to influenza regardless of duration of symptomsHealthy children with suspected influenza who live at home with a sibling or household contact who is <6 months old or has a medical condition that predisposes to complications
With suspected influenza (of any severity) and at high risk of complications
  • ASAP, as soon as possible.