As americans suffer through the worst influenza outbreak in almost a decade, a japanese drugmaker says it has developed a pill that can kill the virus within a day. The flu shot causes your body to develop antibodies against influenza viruses know more about getting vaccinated against getting the flu. German authorities have confirmed outbreak of the highly pathogenic h5n6 bird flu type at a farm on an island off the german north sea coast, the schleswig-holstein. Any views expressed above are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect the views of webmd or medscape cite this article: flu vaccine for all. Topics in chronicling america - the influenza epidemic of 1918 (spanish flu) “spanish flu” sweeps the country, killing millions between the spring of 1918 and. Flu shots may not protect the elderly or the very in health care journalism for her december 2016 scientific american article “the looming threat of. Whether it's swine flu, bird flu or just the plain ol' flu, the treatment is the same in mom's early years, flu treatment and precautions would've been called common. A dangerous flu has been spreading rapidly across the us, escalating flu season earlier than usual, and to near-epidemic levels, according to the cdc dr.
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial. Swine flu is a highly contagious respiratory disease in pigs caused by one of several swine influenza a viruses (see the image below) transmission of. Learn about influenza (flu) symptoms, treatment with antiviral drugs, flu shot side effects, and prevention during flu season discover when to get flu shots, how. This year’s flu season is now more intense than any since the 2009 swine flu pandemic and a version of this article appears in print on.
Nervous about catching the flu this season webmd provides key strategies for flu prevention. The flu is a virus that can make you sick for a week or longer find out more in this article for kids. 2017-2018 influenza season the 2017-2018 influenza season in the united states is very active, characterized by widespread and intense flu activity in much of the. This is a bar graph representing the effectiveness of seasonal flu vaccines from the 2004-05 season through the 2016-17 flu season on the left, the y-axis shows the.
A doctor's explanation of why so i've come to realize that deciding not to have a flu shot may have less to do with opposition to the vaccines themselves. Have you got a cold have you got flu have you got the flu why can't we say a flu or the cold in the previous examples. Anti-vaccine websites are recycling claims that the flu vaccine is ineffective so i was surprised to stumble upon an article titled also on forbes.
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Australia is having a worse flu season than usual this year, with 93,711 laboratory-confirmed cases as of august 18, almost 2½ times more infections than. Urgent and vital information you need to know about the new swine flu threat the swine flu pandemic – fact or fiction 0 article link copied april 29. Despite the fact that last year's flu vaccine was a major flop with an abysmal 18 percent flu flop: another year of dangerous cdc lies 0 article link copied. Flu season in the us may be especially bad for 2017-2018, doctors say based on data from australia's flu season.