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Two Free Flu Vaccine Clinics Planned for This Fall

Two flu vaccine clinics have been scheduled in Hamilton this fall.

Both clinics have been organized by the Hamilton and Wenham Boards of Health and will happen at the Hamilton Senior Center, 299 Bay Road, in front of the Public Safety Building. 73 more words

Why you can't get the flu from a flu shot

By Daliah Wachs, MD, FAAFP

Every year I hear “I won’t get the flu shot ever again because it gave me the flu”……Does this really happen??   326 more words


Where does the flu come from every year?

A computer model developed by scientists at the University of Chicago shows that small increases in transmission rates of the seasonal influenza A virus (H3N2) can lead to rapid evolution of new strains that spread globally through human populations. 696 more words

Biological Sciences

Clinic Open House & Walk-In Flu Shots

Did you know? 

All adults should get a flu vaccine every year by the end of October.

Vaccination is especially important for people at high risk of developing flu-related complications and their close contacts: 110 more words


FluMist vaccine will continue to be available to Albertans this flu season

The FluMist vaccine is still an option for kids in Canada — Alberta included — despite getting a thumbs-down in the U.S.

It’s just not as strongly recommended as it once was. 169 more words

Local News

Nasal spray flu vaccine no longer effective, CDC says

CLEVELAND–  When it comes to your kids getting the flu vaccine this season, the easier method is no longer on the market.

The nasal spray form of the vaccine has now been deemed ineffective. 344 more words


Sorry kids: Docs urge flu shots, not nasal spray, this year

WASHINGTON – Kids may get more of a sting from flu vaccination this fall: Doctors are gearing up to give shots only, because U.S. health officials say the easy-to-use nasal spray version of the vaccine isn’t working as well as a jab. 910 more words