Published: Sat, November 10, 2018
Medical | By Johnnie Horton

Raising Awareness About the Flu and Vaccination in the Face of Tragedy

Raising Awareness About the Flu and Vaccination in the Face of Tragedy

The agency lists the types of flu vaccine available and highlights details about their benefits for specific patient populations.

The manufacturer then proceeds to do more testing and produces a pure and flawless vaccine.

We know a lot about the flu virus and humans' immune responses to it. Every flu season, there are predominant strains of the virus, so medical experts predict which strains will be most active, and they formulate the vaccines in response. And the earlier people can have it the better. "At the end of October, I signed my whole family up to get flu vaccines".

Health unit officials are reminding everyone that the best way to protect against the influenza virus and lower your risk of flu is to get the flu vaccine. "But certainly nothing like what would happen if you contacted the flu".

So next time you claim to have "man flu", remember the symptoms will give you away.

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Individuals with the flu are the most contagious 3-4 days after the onset of the illness. Depending on how good the selections of strains are, during a given flu season the effectiveness can vary widely. It would be unnerving that decision was a "pick from a hat", process.

According to the CDC, there are over 100 national influenza centers in over 100 countries that conduct surveillance for influenza all year.

13, 1.4 percent of the 197,295 respiratory specimens tested for influenza at USA clinical laboratories were positive - about 65 percent of them positive for influenza A viruses and 35 percent for influenza B viruses.

These are meager efforts when compared to the roughly $1 billion spent annually on developing an HIV vaccine and the many billions that have been spent on vaccines for the Zika and Ebola viruses, which have little relevance to Americans. They do this twice a year since the Northern and Southern Hemispheres have different seasons. According to the CDC, it takes about six months to create these vaccines, and they are made in large quantities by the manufacturers.

"While children who have underlying health conditions such as asthma or a heart condition are at risk for influenza complications, flu can make healthy children very sick or even die if they develop a secondary infection", says Flor Munoz, MD, a specialist in infectious disease at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston.

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