Tags » Flu Vaccine

9-year-old Texas girl paralyzed and blinded two days after receiving flu shot

A nine-year-old girl from the Texas coast is bedridden at the Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston afterbeing injured by a flu shot, according to a recent report by KRTK-TV. 652 more words

NEWS

Flu shot or nasal spray? They're nearly identical in protection, Canadian study suggests

Nasal spray or flu shot? A new Canadian study suggests the nasal flu mist is just as good at getting the job done as the flu shot. 630 more words

Canada

Flu & U: Part One

When is flu season? Flu season begins around October and can continue through May. This leaves quite a while for you or a loved one to run the risk of catching the flu. 582 more words

Infections

You’re more likely to get the flu shot if your province lets pharmacists give them

Canadians living in B.C., Alberta, New Brunswick and Ontario are more likely to get the flu shot because they have longstanding programs that allow pharmacists… 509 more words

Health

Are You Experiencing Pain After a Flu Shot? Possible Causes for Pain after Vaccination

The flu shot. Nearly half of all Americans get one every year. This makes the flu shot more popular than both Twitter and Instagram, though it has not quite reached the ranks of Facebook and Smartphones (71 percent of adults and 68 percent of all Americans, respectively.) 505 more words

National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

How well did the flu shot work in Alberta this year?

Alberta Health says this season, the influenza vaccine was between 45 and 50 per cent effective.

“This year we actually had a year where influenza H1 was circulating,” Dr. 334 more words

Canada

Stop using nasal flu vaccine

In a stop-the-presses media blast, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee has voted to stop the use of the live attenuated influenza  (nasal flu) vaccine for this 2016-2017 flu season.   74 more words

Dr. Leslie Greenberg