“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) keeps a Most Wanted list for flu viruses. The agency evaluates every potentially dangerous strain, and gives them two scores out of [...]
“The Goal of the Vaccine is Not Necessarily to Prevent the Flu – Optimally, the flu vaccine will prevent you from getting the flu, but that’s actually secondary to the primary [...]
Nearly 100 years ago, in 1918, the world experienced the greatest tidal wave of death since the Black Death, possibly in the whole of human history. We call that tidal wave the Spanish flu, and [...]
Don’t worry, be happy – it might make your flu shot more effective. A new study suggests that older people who are in a good mood when they get the shot have a better immune response.
A number of deaths have been confirmed at a Tasmanian nursing home during an influenza outbreak, the ABC can reveal.
New figures show that the flu vaccine nasal spray reduced the risk of vaccinated children getting flu by more than 65% in the last flu season in England …
Last winter’s vaccine reduced the risk of flu by 66% in children, according to Public Health England, up 8% on last year. Read More