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CDC and the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) Kick Off 2018–2019 Flu Vaccination Campaign

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) encourage flu vaccination for everyone six months of age and older unless otherwise advised by their doctors. 593 more words

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It’s the Peak of Flu Season. Is it Too Late to Get Vaccinated?

It’s the peak of flu season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “In the United States, flu viruses are most common during the fall and winter months. 505 more words

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FDA Approves Expanded Use of Afluria and Afluria Quadrivalent Flu Vaccines

In late 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced expanded approval of the Afluria and Afluria Quadrivalent flu vaccines. Previously approved for adults and children five years of age and older, the FDA’s expanded approval for Afluria and Afluria Quadrivalent now makes these vaccines available to children beginning at six months of age. 540 more words

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‘Pinas kinakapos na sa flu vaccine

Habang nagpaalala ang World Health Organization (WHO) sa panibagong posibilidad ng influenza pandemic sa loob ng taong ito, ipinabatid naman ng isang eksperto na may malaki ng kakulangan sa flu vaccines ang bansa. 271 more words


Londoners urged to get flu shot following first death of the season

The Middlesex London Health unit is urging Londoners to get their flu shot following the first death of the season.

According to a report released by the health unit Wednesday, there were 22 laboratory-confirmed cases of Influenza A between Jan. 317 more words


Strategies for a Healthy Staff this Winter

It’s not your imagination. All that coughing and sneezing everywhere you go? Yep, the common cold and the flu are more prevalent in the winter. 815 more words

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Scientists search for better flu vaccine

ATLANTA, Georgia – Between 6.2 million and 7.3 million people in the United States have developed the flu this season, according to data released Friday by the U.S. 451 more words