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I’m sick. I’ve succumb to the dreaded lurgy (ear infection/sinus infection). And I feel terrible. I think getting sick is worse when you’re an adult. 402 more words
TORONTO – A recent Health Canada inspection of the country’s only flu vaccine production plant identified 10 issues that need to be addressed, a report from the regulatory agency reveals. 608 more words
REGINA – If you’re a Saskatchewan health care worker, you’ll have to choose between getting a flu shot or wearing a mask next flu season. 358 more words
Though deaths from the flu this season have officially reached the levels necessary for it to be classified as an epidemic, we are likely at the peak of the season, according to health officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 274 more words
Following the 2009 influenza A/H1N1 (pH1N1) pandemic, both seasonal and pH1N1 viruses circulated in the US during the 2010–2011 influenza season; influenza vaccine effectiveness (VE) may vary between live attenuated (LAIV) and trivalent inactivated (TIV) vaccines as well as by virus subtype. 1,580 more words