Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023

flu vaccine


Doctor in the House: Here’s why your child could benefit from the flu vaccine

January 20, 2023 3:15 pm

It’s best to take the vaccine ahead of the monsoons in India so your child is equipped to handle flu season better

Exercise may enhance the effects of a Covid or Flu shot

February 11, 2022 12:54 pm

A study found that people who exercised for 90 minutes right after their shot subsequently produced more antibodies than people who did not. The extra immune boost, which should help reduce their risk of falling seriously ill from those diseases, did not seem to trigger an increase in side effects.

Why it’s important to get your kids vaccinated during winter

December 31, 2021 10:53 pm

It is recommended that all children aged six months and older get vaccinated against influenza each winter.

Why seasonal flu vaccination is necessary; where could you get it from

October 02, 2021 1:33 pm

Notably, new flu vaccines are developed twice a year as flu viruses undergo changes rapidly

Safe to give Covid-19 shot and flu vaccine at the same time, says UK study

October 01, 2021 12:20 pm

The study, led by the University of Bristol, found that reported side effects were usually mild to moderate in tests with three flu vaccines and either Pfizer or AstraZeneca's Covid-19 shot

Doctors on whether adults should take the flu vaccine and its efficacy against Covid-19

June 23, 2021 11:11 am

According to Dr Rajkumar, senior consultant, Indian Spinal Injuries Centre, as per CDC in the US, flu shots are advisable for "everyone aged 6 months or more. But the protection it provides varies from one season to the other"

Covid-19: Here's how flu vaccine can help keep kids safe

June 10, 2021 10:04 am

"Vaccinating children with flu shots will offer possible benefit of viral interference, preventing infection risk and bringing down infection severity in the possible third wave," a doctor says

Back to school: Put the flu vaccine on your checklist

March 30, 2021 6:02 pm

Parents need to understand influenza isn’t just in schools -- it’s also out in our communities, in stores and in parks and in individuals around you. It’s important for kids to get vaccinated

Here's why it's important to give your child the flu shot

December 27, 2020 5:31 pm

It is mandatory to yearly immunize children for up to five years. The first flu shot is given at six months after birth

Why flu shots for kids is important during the pandemic

November 12, 2020 11:51 am

The flu shot has been touted to act as a preventive shield against the soaring viral infection and decrease the risk of developing respiratory problems like H1N1 and pneumonia, which could aggravate a person's risk of getting COVID-19.