What is it?
It is a flu virus that can cause high fever, loss of appetite, coughing, nasal discharge and lethargy. Some cases progress to pneumonia and occasionally death. 370 more words
Wanted to share this warning with all those who may be traveling with dogs in or around the Chicago area. It pays to be aware of the outbreak and the symptoms associated with this flu if your dog may be exposed by living in the area or traveling to the area. 155 more words
Pregnant women have an increased risk for complications and hospitalizations when infected with the influenza virus in the second or third trimester. Additionally, infants under six months of age are most vulnerable when contracting pertussis. 230 more words
Improving influenza and tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine coverage among pregnant women is needed.PURPOSE:
To assess factors associated with intention to receive influenza and/or Tdap vaccinations during pregnancy with a focus on perceptions of influenza and pertussis disease severity and influenza vaccine safety. 292 more words