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Could FluMist Have Prevented Many of this Year's Flu Deaths?

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee voted this week to return the FluMist, nasal spray flu vaccine, to the recommended options for the 2018-2019 flu season. 429 more words


Chinese scientists develop new flu vaccine

A research group from Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences on Saturday announced that they have developed a new type of flu vaccine using nano-technology. 122 more words


The Flu Epidemic Update... and What About Adenovirus?

Yup- the CDC upgraded the flu season in the US to epidemic. Where are the numbers? 

  • Another 10 pediatric deaths this past week, bringing to…
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The Medicine Chest

Flu Claims 27-Year-Old Fitness Trainer's Life

COLLEYVILLE (CBSDFW.COM) – The flu virus killed a 27-year-old man who friends say was the picture of health.

Jeremy Westerman coached health and fitness at 24-Hour Fitness, choosing a profession in personal training as a way to give back. 246 more words


Progress on 'Universal' Flu Vaccine

The United States is in the grip of a tough flu season, and the current influenza vaccine is only partially effective. However, scientists say they’re getting closer to a “universal” … 477 more words


Can my patient contract influenza more than once in a season?

It’s not common but reinfection with influenza can definitely occur, either due to the same viral strain, or due to a different one altogether.

One study reported influenza reinfection due to H1N1 in otherwise healthy patients within 12-20 days of the original infection after an apparent period of full recovery. 217 more words