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A Flu Vaccine that Lasts: NIH Scientists Consider Prospects for a Universal Influenza Vaccine by Health & Human Services Posted Mon 06 Dec 2010 2:00pm The costly, time-consuming process of making, distributing and administering millions of seasonal flu vaccines would become obsolete if researchers could design a vaccine that confers decades-long protection from any flu virus strain. Read on »
Is The Influenza Flu Vaccine For You??? by Sanjib S. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 10 Oct 2008 1:14pm 1 Comment   The flu vaccine is produced every year form the US.  This flu vaccine is commonly know as influenza vaccine.  Influenza vaccine contains a small amount of flu virus which helps your body produce antibodies to help fight off the flu.  So how well does the vaccine work?  That really depends on a close a match the influenza is to the current strai ... Read on »
2010-2011 Seasonal Influenza (Flu) Vaccine Safety by Health & Human Services Posted Tue 12 Oct 2010 10:00am Questions and answers on the safety of the 2010-2011 flu vaccine, including possible mild reactions. Read on »
Does the Flu Vaccine for 2010 - 2011 Contain the Swine Flu Vaccine? Should you get a flu shot? by Davis Liu Medical Doctor Posted Wed 22 Sep 2010 10:15pm It's that time of year again.  Children back at school.  Football season is underway and baseball playoffs to start soon.  The television networks are rolling out their new shows. And it is also time to think about getting flu shots.  Just got mine today as I have done annually since going to medical school. Compared to last year, there isn ... Read on »
Flu Vaccine and H1N1 (Swine Flu) Vaccine Information by Jeff Pile Posted Tue 25 Aug 2009 7:28pm Flu Vaccine and H1N1 (Swine Flu) Vaccine Information for 2009-2010 Regular flu shot: As in previous years, the National MS Society recommends a regular flu shot as a safe and effective vaccination for people with MS. The flu shot—which is a de-activated or “killed” vaccine—can safely be taken by individuals who are on any of the disease-modify ... Read on »
Flu Vaccine and H1N1 (Swine Flu) Vaccine Information for 2009-2010 by stuart Patient Expert Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 10:31pm Source: National MS Society September 11, 2009 Regular flu shot: As in previous years, the National MS Society recommends a regular flu shot as a safe and effective vaccination for people with MS. The flu shot—which is a de-activated or “killed” vaccine—can safely be taken by individuals who are on any of the disease-modifying medications ( ... Read on »
Live Attenuated Flu Vaccine May Be Less Effective Than Inactivated Flu Vaccine by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 14 Oct 2009 10:02pm From Medscape Medical News Laurie Barclay, MD September 24, 2009 — During the 2007–2008 flu season, the inactivated influenza vaccine (injection) was more effective than the live attenuated vaccine (intranasal spray) in preventing laboratory-confirmed symptomatic influenza A (mostly H3N2) in healthy adults. However, both vaccines prevented ... Read on »
Swine flu vaccine "as safe as seasonal flu vaccine"/NYT by Meryl Nass Posted Tue 08 Dec 2009 12:00am The NY Times reports that after 2 months of wide use, there are no worrying patterns of adverse reactions found for swine flu vaccine, according to CDC. No increase in Guillain Barre cases has been identified. However, 5 children did die soon after vaccinations; the deaths are being investigated. Read on »
Get Your Flu Vaccine: Stay Healthy This Flu Season! by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 04 Oct 2010 2:02pm CDC Feature Article Getting a flu vaccine is the single best way to protect against the flu. Flu vaccines are available now and you can get your vaccine at many places including your local health department, vaccination clinics, doctors’ offices, retail pharmacies, and some schools and workplaces. Flu is unpredicta ... Read on »