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ACP Internist

Immunizations and pills will only go so far. We have a vaccine for the flu, but millions of people still get it and hundreds of thousands die.
July 2020

Influenza featured at infectious disease meeting

PHILADELPHIA—”I was afraid everyone would be burned out on flu,” said the moderator leading off a well-attended session on seasonal influenza at the annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases ... The vast majority of pregnant women do not receive
January 2010

Get your flu shot

It must be time for flu shots. This season's influenza vaccine has shipped from manufacturers. ... Key Facts About Seasonal Flu Vaccine (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention page).
July 2020

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
July 2020

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
July 2020

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.
July 2020

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
July 2020

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).
July 2020

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
July 2020

Flu me once

This is consistent with a quite mild flu season in the U.S. ... a decisive overall benefit compared to just taking our chances with the flu.
July 2020

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