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A Cold, The Flu, The Stomach Flu: Keeping them Straight

I see A LOT of confusion about this. Just this morning, I had to seriously restrain myself when I read the following on Reddit: “you couldn’t have known it was gastroenteritis and not the stomach flu”. 1,794 more words


Yet another 9 y/o girl paralyzed after the flu shot


Erin Elizabeth at Health Nut News



Published on Nov 5, 2015

Every time we turn around it seems we see another child paralyzed by the flu shot. 51 more words

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Could Cholesterol-Lowering Statin Drugs Hurt a Flu Shot's Effect?

Source: Could Cholesterol-Lowering Statin Drugs Hurt a Flu Shot’s Effect? – NBC News

Statin drugs, taken by about 28 percent of U.S. adults over 40, may interfere with the effectiveness of flu vaccines, researchers report. 33 more words

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Safety of Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid, and Acellular Pertussis and Influenza Vaccinations in Pregnancy.

To evaluate the safety of coadministering tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) and influenza vaccines during pregnancy by comparing adverse events after concomitant and sequential vaccination. 220 more words


Experts Advise Getting Vaccinated Regardless Of Flu Season Severity

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NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – It’s time to get your flu shots! The precautionary measure is important, but health experts seem to be in disagreement about how bad the 2105 flu season will be. 242 more words


Comparative acceptance of pertussis and influenza immunization among health-care personnel.

Pertussis and influenza immunization in health-care professionals (HCP) has been shown to lead to significant reduction of nosocomial infections. Parallel campaigns of pertussis and seasonal influenza immunization gave us a unique opportunity to compare attitudes towards influenza and pertussis immunization among HCP and to determine acceptance rates for both or either one of the two immunizations or refusal of both. 184 more words


Influenza and Pertussis Vaccination among Pregnant Women and their Infants' Close Contacts: Reported Practices and Attitudes.

Our objectives were to describe, among post-partum women, receipt of influenza and tetanus-diphtheria-acellular-pertussis (Tdap) vaccines in themselves and close contacts, and factors associated with cocooning. 254 more words