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Correcting myths about pneumococcus, flu, zoster vaccines

On the subject of adverse reactions, Dr. Poland reviewed data showing that there are very few reasons for health care workers not to get influenza vaccines and very many reasons why ... We know that influenza immunization of health care workers
June 2009

Googling the flu

And now, they're applying the power of the millions of global users looking for health data to track the flu. ... A pattern emerges when all the flu-related search queries from each state and region are added together, Google says.
December 2021

Get your darn flu shot!

The one-hospital survey found that plenty of health care workers, and even some physicians, believe that flu vaccines aren't safe and could give you the flu. ... In addition, many of them were not aware that one can transmit the flu without having
December 2021

Flu us twice

Alas, however, they are quite the contrary. The flu virus undergoes “antigenic drift” continuously. ... We have antiviral drugs that are at least often and partially effective against flu.
December 2021

Influenza: It's not "just the flu"

Influenza: It's not "just the flu". One of our readers suggested that I review the book The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History, by John ... In the great flu epidemic of 1918, influenza killed as many people in 24 weeks as
December 2021

Flu: A ground-level view

Flu: A ground-level view. This flu season seems to be having a huge impact, though the data from CDC don’t seem to be giving a complete picture. ... Perhaps it’s time to rethink influenza surveillance particularly since diagnostic testing has
December 2021

An update on flu season

It has a helpful summary of flu symptoms and treatment, as well as warning signs of severe illness. ... This season's flu activity has reached the epidemic threshold, the CDC says (The Washington Post).
December 2021

Flu, light, and the truth

Most vaccines provide protection over an extended period of time. The flu vaccine is unique because the influenza germ itself is unique. ... Whatever your doubts about the influenza vaccine, it is an established fact that immunization is many
December 2021

QD: News Every Day--New flu variant spreads after contact with pigs

Influenza A (H3N2) variant virus infected 12 more people after they interacted with pigs inand Indiana. ... Mostly, children have been infected, because they have little cross-immunity from other flu types.
December 2021

ACP President: Not Enough Americans Have Been Vaccinated Against H1N1 Flu

Dr. Val: How does the death rate of the H1N1 virus compare to the regular seasonal flu? ... The one silver lining in the 2009 flu season is that the H1N1 virus brought a lot of focused media attention to the importance of vaccination and the dangers of
December 2021

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