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Keep up with vaccine recommendations

This flu season, the first quadrivalent influenza vaccines will become available. ... Cutaway computer artwork showing the internal and external structure of an influenza (flu) virus particle (virion).
September 2013

Flu us twice

Alas, however, they are quite the contrary. The flu virus undergoes “antigenic drift” continuously. ... We have antiviral drugs that are at least often and partially effective against flu.
December 2019

Influenza: It's not "just the flu"

Influenza: It's not "just the flu". One of our readers suggested that I review the book The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History, by John ... In the great flu epidemic of 1918, influenza killed as many people in 24 weeks as
December 2019

Flu me once

This is consistent with a quite mild flu season in the U.S. ... a decisive overall benefit compared to just taking our chances with the flu.
December 2019

Get your darn flu shot!

The one-hospital survey found that plenty of health care workers, and even some physicians, believe that flu vaccines aren't safe and could give you the flu. ... In addition, many of them were not aware that one can transmit the flu without having
December 2019

Get your flu shot

It must be time for flu shots. This season's influenza vaccine has shipped from manufacturers. ... Key Facts About Seasonal Flu Vaccine (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention page).
December 2019

An update on flu season

It has a helpful summary of flu symptoms and treatment, as well as warning signs of severe illness. ... This season's flu activity has reached the epidemic threshold, the CDC says (The Washington Post).
December 2019

Flu: A ground-level view

Flu: A ground-level view. This flu season seems to be having a huge impact, though the data from CDC don’t seem to be giving a complete picture. ... Perhaps it’s time to rethink influenza surveillance particularly since diagnostic testing has
December 2019

Flu, light, and the truth

Most vaccines provide protection over an extended period of time. The flu vaccine is unique because the influenza germ itself is unique. ... Whatever your doubts about the influenza vaccine, it is an established fact that immunization is many
December 2019

Eye protection and seasonal influenza

But seasonal influenza kills far more people annually than any of the novel threats, and there's little reason to believe that seasonal flu strains can't use the eye as ... Does your center use eye protection routinely for droplet precautions for
December 2019

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