“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.
PIVI Support Helps Immunization Advisory Groups Become Powerhouses of Evidence-Based Vaccine Policy Decision Making There are many diseases that cause significant health burden every year and new [...]
A retrospective review of birth outcomes at the Mother and Child Health Hospital in Lao People’s Democratic Republic, 2004-2013.
The Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) is a lower-middle income country making steady progress improving maternal and child health outcomes. We sought to ascertain if there have [...]
A number of deaths have been confirmed at a Tasmanian nursing home during an influenza outbreak, the ABC can reveal.