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8 Things you thought you knew about the flu

Flu season is upon us. Many will stay at home with their runny noses, sore throats and sad little coughs. Others will push through the misery, but will subsequently infect all their co-workers. 850 more words


Battling the Flu!

The flu or influenza is a virus of the Orthomyxoviridae family. The influenza virus has been a major health issue for thousands of year. The 1918 influenza pandemic is called ”The Mother of all Pandemic”. 511 more words


Flu shots now available in Saskatoon but not the nasal spray

Flu season is right around the corner and once again Saskatoon health officials are reminding the public to roll up their sleeves for a free… 527 more words


What to Expect When You're Expecting AND Vaccines

I remember when I became pregnant I read “What to Expect When You’re Expecting.” This book had many useful tips on the changes your body will go through, cravings, week-by-week growth, and one page on vaccinations. 615 more words


What’s Coming This Flu Season?

In March, the CDC reported a genetic shift in the H3N2 flu strain, after the composition of the 2017-2018 flu vaccine had been set. Given that, this season’s flu vaccine may be a poorer match resulting in more severe and widespread illness. 108 more words


Small Study Suggests Back to Back Flu Shots May be Linked to Miscarriage

A recent study performed by the CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has prompted a call for more research looking into a link between flu shots and miscarriage. 234 more words


H1N1 Flu:

H1N1 Flu:

  • It is a respiratory disease caused by a strain of the influenza type A virus known as H1N1.
  • H1N1 Flu is also known as swine flu.
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