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With the ringing of the school bell comes a fresh batch of germs that Tricia Ulch, director of nursing for the Newberry County School District, said everyone should watch out for - students, teachers and staff especially.
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UPMC said Friday it would require its clinical staff to get flu shots beginning in 2015-16.
The National Influenza Immunisation Campaign, which saw a record number of New Zealanders immunised against influenza in 2013, won a 2014 TVNZ Marketing Award in Auckland last night .
ViroCyt, LLC , the leader in rapid virus quantification, announced today that it is working with the US Department of Commerce's Export Assistance Center In Denver to increase awareness of how the cutting edge Virus Counter system can be used to dramatically accelerate the creation of life-saving products.
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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.
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.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 02:02 pm
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