The Cause Final 12 months’s Flu Season Was Lethal? Not Sufficient Vaccinations

Modesto Morganelli
Novembre 10, 2018

Symptoms can include fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, body aches, headache, chills, or fatigue.

The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone 6 months of age and older. The influenza vaccine varies depending on age, allergies and application preference.

"Even if you are young and healthy and might be able to survive the flu, there is the risk of transmission to a friend, family member, or other loved one who might not tolerate the flu as well", said Dr. MeiLan Han, a professor of internal medicine at the University of Michigan Health System and director of the Michigan Airways Program.

A free flu jab is available to people aged 65 years and older, pregnant women and people with long-term health conditions.

"I usually do the flu shot", Dr. Bhargava says.

"Keep in mind the people that do have [allergies to the shot] should receive the flu vaccine in their doctor's office and not a drug store, that way they can be monitored for any reactions", said Kearah Cenotti, medical assistant at Kaiser Permanente Martinez Medical Center.

The department said the seasonal flu vaccine protects against three or four influenza viruses this year, and that several different types of vaccine are available.

Ott maintains the flu vaccine is indeed safe and has benefited millions of Canadians since 1946.

If you haven't gotten your flu shot yet, it's not too late.

"These are the people that may ultimately get hospitalized", Han said.

Another is related to the vaccine's effectiveness.

Some people are still catching the flu despite the multiple ways to avoid contracting. There have been two deaths due to the influenza virus and levels of hospitalizations are within expected numbers, according to the California Department of Public Health's report through Oct 14 to 20. But in 2016, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee stopped recommending FluMist because it didn't perform well against a particular flu strain, the H1N1 strain.

Many misconceptions about the flu vaccine linger.

The following news release was issued by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit regarding flu vaccines. You can track of how much flu is in the community by visiting here. That's why the CDC advises getting the shot in October. They vary in price from $19.99 to $40.99, depending on location.

"These people should get vaccinated because they are at higher risk of having serious flu-related complications."

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