Though no new ground was broken at Thursday’s congressional hearing about national influenza preparedness and response, several less-familiar points were underlined by officials testifying on behalf of the US Department of Health …
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The most common kind of flu shot is grown in eggs. For years, clinicians were coached to ask if patients were allergic …
ALBANY — New Yorkers are getting the flu in record numbers, Gov. Cuomo warned Thursday. During the past week, the state had 7,779 confirmed influenza cases and 1,759 New Yorkers were hospitalized with the flu — the highest weekly …
While the flu vaccine remains the best method to prevent illness and death during the flu season, a new study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases investigates why “vaccine effectiveness continues to be modest.” Dr. Scott Gottlieb, FDA ...
Health Minister Greg Hunt announced the Government would fund two new flu vaccines in 2018 to try to better protect the elderly. Of the 1,100 Australians who died last year from flu-related causes, 90 per cent were aged 65 and over. The two …
One of the reasons it’s so difficult to create a cure for the flu is because the virus continually shape-shifts from year to year. That means getting annual flu shots, instead of a more permanent solution to the problem. Researchers from the …
Researchers are seeking about 500 NHS patients to try out a new "universal" vaccine against seasonal flu. The experimental vaccine works differently from the one currently available, which has to be remade each year based on a …
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What kinds of influenza will the new ... told The Indian Express in a email interview. The developers feel the vaccine could be a game changer for global health. And what exactly is this “different mechanism”? Under a microscope, the flu virus …