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Flu Questions and Answers from the Centers of Disease Control

Filed in National Health News 1/14/13 at 12:15 pm     1242

Common questions and answers from the CDC’s flu expert Dr. Michael Jhung at

Notes and Image Credits:

Header Image: Taken inside a clinical setting, this qualified nurse had just administered a dosage of Fluzone® intradermal influenza virus vaccine to a male clinic patient, using the patient’s right shoulder region as the injection delivery site. At this point in the procedure, as she still held the prefilled syringe in her gloved right hand, the nurse had deployed the syringe’s needle-shielding system, sheathing the needle in a plastic barrel, thereby, preventing anyone from reusing this device. (CDC/ Douglas Jordan, M.A.)