flu virus

Calls for routine flu shot for young children
Calls for routine flu shot for young children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

After a bumper flu season last year, research has sparked calls for the seasonal influenza vaccine to be publicly funded to boost the uptake of vaccinations of vulnerable young children. The study found children under five were not being vaccinated ... Read More »

Seasonal Influenza Vaccination 2017
Seasonal Influenza Vaccination 2017 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The annual National Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program will commence in April 2017. Annual seasonal influenza vaccination is recommended for any person aged 6 months and over who wishes to reduce the likelihood of becoming ill with influenza. Australian Government advice and recommendations on the National Influenza Vaccination Program ... Read More »

Protective properties of influenza vaccines
Protective properties of influenza vaccines (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Collaborating scientists from Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Baylor Institute for Immunology Research, and Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified an important mechanism for stimulating protective immune responses following seasonal influenza vaccinations. The study was published in Science Translational Medicine, a ... Read More »

Pregnant women need a flu shot!
Pregnant women need a flu shot! (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If you’re pregnant, a flu shot is your best protection against serious illnesses caused by the flu. The flu is more likely to cause severe illness in pregnant women than in women who are not pregnant. Changes in the immune ... Read More »

 
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