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Researchers Test Patch That Lets People Give Themselves Flu Vaccine

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Researchers in Atlanta are testing a new way to deliver the flu vaccine.

Only 40 percent of adults in the United States get a flu shot each year, but a skin patch could change the way they receive the annual vaccine. 243 more words

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Skin patch may be the future of flu vaccines, study suggests

The future of flu vaccines just might come in a tiny, prickly patch.

A phase 1 clinical trial, the results of which were published in the medical journal Lancet on Tuesday, has deemed the dissolvable microneedle flu patch to be “well tolerated” and safe for possible use. 1,167 more words

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The Flu Vaccination - Fast facts for snotty sniffles

Got a sore throat?  Bit of a headache?  Aching joints?  Have you been saying to your friends: “I’ve got flu!”?  Do you know what it means when you say that? 508 more words

Last Year's Flu Vaccine Deemed Ineffective For People 65+

By MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — The flu vaccine did a poor job protecting older Americans against the illness last winter, even though the vaccine was well-matched to the flu bugs going around. 470 more words

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Officials: Flu Vaccine Didn't Do Its Job For People 65 And Older Last Winter

NEW YORK (AP) — The flu vaccine did a poor job protecting older Americans against the illness last winter, even though the vaccine was well-matched to the flu bugs going around. 374 more words

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Asia-Pacific Flu Vaccine Solvent Market Research 2017

MarketResearchNest.com adds “Asia-Pacific Flu Vaccine Market Report 2017” new report to its research database. The report spread across 119 pages with table and figures in it. 999 more words

Pharmaceuticals And Healthcare

The flu vaccine can destroy the developing brain of a fetus

I desperately want to know who writes this dangerous rubbish for the CDC. First of all, the package insert for the influenza vaccine reads, “Safety and effectiveness of FLULAVAL QUADRIVALENT have not been established in pregnant women or nursing mothers.” Secondly, when a pregnant women is injected with the influenza vaccine, her immune system reacts by secreting immune chemicals called cytokines, which transfer through her placenta into the baby, and it’s the cytokines—the immune reaction of her body—that cause destruction in the baby’s brain and altered development of the baby’s brain. 102 more words

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