October 02, 2021 1:33 pm
Notably, new flu vaccines are developed twice a year as flu viruses undergo changes rapidly
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
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"
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
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
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
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.
September 23, 2020 3:57 pm
Pregnant women are susceptible individuals in whom flu can lead to serious complications like pneumonia and the associated high fever can lead to birth defects in the unborn child
June 22, 2020 6:22 pm
All family members should get the flu shot every year to protect themselves from this deadly virus. Ask your local doctor today about the flu vaccination.
September 02, 2019 12:55 pm
The analysis controlled for patient characteristics that could impact the likelihood of dying such as age, comorbidities, medications, and socioeconomic status.