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National Health News, Newsroom Now’s the time to get your kids the flu vaccine

Now’s the time to get your kids the flu vaccine

s only October, but we already have the first confirmed pediatric flu death of the season in the United States. Florida health officials announced that an unvaccinated child died between September 30 and October 6 of influenza B, which is generally the less-deadly virus of the four types of influenza in circulation.

10/18/18 at 1:07 pm     129      , , ,     Popular Science
National Health News, Newsroom Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018/2019 Flu Season

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018/2019 Flu Season

here for CDC's 2018-2019 Influenza Resources

10/18/18 at 12:45 pm     147      , , ,
National Health News, Newsroom Q&A: Why the Flu Vaccine Isn’t Always Effective

Q&A: Why the Flu Vaccine Isn’t Always Effective

tor from Brigham and Women’s Hospital spells out what you need to know for the 2017-2018 flu season.

12/7/17 at 4:01 pm     674      , , ,     Boston.com
National Health News AAP: Mandatory Flu Immunization of Health Care Workers Ethical, Necessary

AAP: Mandatory Flu Immunization of Health Care Workers Ethical, Necessary

cademy has reaffirmed its support for a mandatory influenza immunization policy for all health care personnel (HCP) nationwide. Many individuals at high risk of influenza and its associated complications are in frequent, close contact with HCP because of their need to seek medical services. Therefore, immunization of HCP is a crucial step in efforts […]

10/21/15 at 3:17 pm     972          American Academy of Pediatrics