Brace yourself folks – the flu season has arrived, which can bring the dreaded running nose, scratchy throat, cough, body aches, a high fever and thumping headache of the seasonal flu. 449 more words
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Why weren't there any diseases (similar to small pox) that the native Americans had (& subsequently developed their immunity) but Europeans were not immune to?
In other words, how did human infectious diseases evolve in general, what were their sources, and what could account for the dramatic difference in disease prevalence in different human populations in particular? 1,009 more words
Age matters, especially when it comes to vaccines. For those above 65, a new study shows that getting the flu shot in the morning provides better immunity against a strain of the influenza virus than getting the same shot in the afternoon. 372 more words
BENDIGO Community Health Services aims to vaccinate more than 2500 employees against influenza under its workplace immunisation program this season.
BCHS community health nurses are now offering central Victorian organisations the chance to protect their workers from strains of the virus including the California, Hong Kong and Brisbane flu. 328 more words