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Flu Vaccine: Should Your Kids Get the Nasal Spray?

Posted by External 3 hours ago General — In a new recommendation this flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that the nasal spray is the preferred flu vaccine for kids ages 2 to 8. Here's what you need to know. Read More
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Flu Shot Rate Up in Kids, But Adults Fall Short on Vaccination

Posted by External 1 day 3 hours ago General — More U.S. children and adults are getting vaccinated against the flu, but public health officials say there's room for improvement in vaccination rates. Read More
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Flu Shot Recommended for All Pregnant Women

Posted by External 31 days ago General — Pregnant? Then you should get a flu shot, according to new guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Read More
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'Uncontacted' Amazon People Treated for Flu

Posted by External 58 days ago General — A group of people in the Amazon who had been living without any contact to the outside world suffered an outbreak of the flu after fleeing attacks on t, Brazilian authorities say. Read More
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Risks of Flu Research Demand Openness From Labs

Posted by External 62 days ago General — The danger of reporting findings before peer review is that scientists often can’t talk about the details of their research, which can lead to hype or fear in the media. Read More
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Conditions linked to deadly bird flu revealed: High risk areas identified

Posted by External 89 days ago General — A dangerous strain of avian influenza, H7N9, that's causing severe illness and deaths in China may be inhabiting a small fraction of its potential range and appears at risk of spreading to other suitable areas of India, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines, according to a new study. Read More
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Path of a Pandemic: Map Shows How H1N1 Swine Flu Spread

Posted by External 94 days ago General — A new map shows the path of H1N1 "swine flu" as it spread across the United States in the fall of 2009, when the brunt of the pandemic hit the country. Read More
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Deadly Airborne Flu Virus Created in Lab – Not as Bad as It Sounds (Op-Ed)

Posted by External 97 days ago General — Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US have been criticised for recreating a very similar but distinct influenza virus by mixing together a set of genes taken from viruses of wild birds that are present in the gene pool today. Read More
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