Flu vaccination is no longer merely a choice between a jab in the arm or a squirt in the nose. This fall, some brands promise a little extra protection. For the first time, certain vaccines will guard against four strains of flu
Flu season is about to start, and public health officials are worried that their recommendation earlier this year to avoid using the nasal spray version of the annual vaccine will result in fewer people getting protection. The …
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Aeron Hurt is a Senior Scientist at the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza, VIDRL based at the Peter Doherty Institute, Parkville, Melbourne. Aeron is also an honorary Principal Fellow at …
(NaturalHealth365) Pharmaceutical giant Novartis has just rolled out a new flu vaccine, FLUAD, intended for Americans age 65 and over. And the vaccine, developed for the 2016-2017 flu season, contains a nasty …
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The HHSA said influenza activity has reached a new high this season. …
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An unusual increase in narcolepsy cases in Europe was linked to a new flu vaccine used there, and now researchers may have figured out why: A protein in the vaccine appears to mimic one in the brain that plays a …
Oct. 25, 2011 -- As flu season approaches, a new analysis finds that the flu vaccine provides only moderate protection against the flu, noting that such protection is greatly reduced or absent during some flu seasons. …
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A new patch could let people ditch needles and give themselves the flu vaccine — opening the possibility of getting your annual flu immunization in the mail instead of at the doctor's office. Researchers at the Georgia …
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Ministers may have known almost a year ago there was a strain of influenza circulating which the flu vaccine would not protect against, the Prime Minister's official spokesman has suggested. The spokesman said …
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New research from Vanderbilt eavesdrops on gene expression in human immune system cells before and after vaccination against bird flu. Reported in the journal PLOS One, the study exposes cellular responses …
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