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Flu Vaccination Rates Decline Among Older Adults

Posted by External 25 days ago General — Increasing flu vaccine rates by 5 percent would prevent 800,000 illnesses and 10,000 hospitalizations, officials say. Read More
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Flu Shot Facts & Side Effects (Updated for 2016-2017)

Posted by External 48 days ago General — The seasonal flu shot is a yearly vaccine administered to protect against the flu, or influenza. In the United States, flu shots are recommended for everyone ages 6 months and older. Read More
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No Flu Nasal Spray Next Season: Why Is This Vaccine Not Working?

Posted by External 123 days ago General — Health officials say the flu nasal spray should not be used this coming fall and winter. Here's why this vaccine may not be working so well. Read More
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The Flu (Influenza): Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Posted by External 184 days ago General — The flu (short for influenza) is a respiratory virus that affects the throat, nose, bronchi and, sometimes, the lungs. Read More
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Did Prince Die from the Flu? How the Virus Kills

Posted by External 186 days ago General — People often underestimate how deadly the common virus can be. Read More
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