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Because people's immune systems weaken as they age, it is important that adults ages 65 years and older stay up to date on their vaccinations.
4 hrs ago | Star Tribune
With the elderly comprising an estimated 90 percent of seasonal influenza's death toll, the flu vaccination rate among a group of professionals working closely with this age group - staff at hospitals, clinics and nursing homes - should be 100 percent or very close.
Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew is encouraging those eligible for a free flu vaccine to get in quick, with the programme due to wrap-up on 31 August.
August is Immunization Awareness Month in part because children are headed back to school and public schools require vaccinations among their students.
A hospital struggling with an upsurge of influenza and similar illnesses is appealing to patients to see their GP early rather than waiting and going to the emergency department.
Stagnant water in discarded coconut shells can become a breeding ground for dengue-causing mosquitoes.
The Olentangy Local Schools is partnering with Health Heroes, Inc . to offer all district students and staff the opportunity to receive a FluMistA Quadrivalent vaccine while in school September 8-9, 2014.
Experts says its important for your child to be up-to-date all all shots, but most especially important are the MMR, whooping cough, flu, and HPV vaccines.
It is well known that chronic drinking is associated with an increased incidence and severity of respiratory infections.
South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China Key Laboratory of Comprehensive Prevention and Control for Severe Clinical Animal Diseases of Guangdong Province, Guangzhou Interspecies transmission of equine influenza A virus has resulted in establishment of a canine influenza virus.
With prestigious competitions like the Google Science Fair and the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair , millions of entrepreneurial students are showcasing their talents and gaining national recognition for their work.
RARER forms of flu may be the key to producing a vaccine that protects against many different strains, scientists believe.
I am proud to say that the community pharmacy contract in Scotland is often seen as world leading in terms of the development of care services for NHS patients.
Vaccine researchers have developed a strategy aimed at generating broadly cross-reactive antibodies against the influenza virus: embrace the unfamiliar.
Shoo the Flu is a partnership of the Alameda County Public Health Department , California Department of Public Health and the Oakland Unified School District , funded by the Page Family Foundation.
There's likely never been an earlier or easier way to get vaccinated against the flu - at the Great New York State Fair.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 08:28 am
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