With flu season upon us, Wayne State College Student Health will be giving free flu shots to WSC students on Tuesday, Oct. 30.
Flu vaccination has been shown to reduce the risk of flu illness, and a growing body of evidence supports the fact that vaccination also reduces the risk of serious flu outcomes that can result in hospitalization and even death, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. This low number is even more concerning given that past year an people died across the United States from a particularly severe H3N2 strain of the flu.
Flu vaccines are recommended for anyone over 6 months of age and are particularly important for young children, pregnant women, the elderly and anyone with a chronic illness. Though Ralph's carries the flu vaccine with four strains included, they have not had any issues keeping enough doses in stock.
Nesbit also dispelled the myth that a flu shot can cause flu. Nationwide, a flu-related death has already been reported in Florida.A child in Florida, who did not receive the flu vaccination and did not have an underlying medical condition, died recently, according to Florida health officials.
For parents, there's a handy guide for treating children who get the flu containing tips and best practices from Hopkins pediatrician Pranita Tamma. It is encouraged to get your flu shot early in the season. It's really about utilizing all the things you now have to reduce the number of influenza illnesses. "So, I think just promoting the flu vaccine amongst residents is really important".
"You may not think the flu shot is worth it for you, but do you want to risk infecting someone else who could die from the illness?" she said.
The viruses' genetics change from one year to the next, and so every year, new vaccines need to be made to account for those changes.
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Oklahoma City was ranked sixth in the nation for the 2017-2018 season, according to a proprietary flu index the national chain developed. If you cough or sneeze, cover your mouth or nose with your sleeve, not your hands.
If your children are sick, keep them home from daycare and schools.
There are three vaccines available this year. Even if you've never received one, and you've never gotten sick from the flu, you are still vulnerable. About 54 to 70 percent of hospitalizations for flu occur among people 65 and older.
Leah Giambarresi, division pharmacy manager at Osco Pharmacies, said the pharmacy tries to get involved with the communities it serves by partnering with the City and local organizations to increase accessibility to these types of vaccines.
One explanation for why last year's vaccine wasn't that effective is because H3N2 strains can be a bit more slippery to get good protection against in egg grown vaccines, said Saxinger.
Other ways to prevent the flu is avoid touching the face, clean and disinfect surfaces that are frequently touched, and get plenty of sleep.
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A first win in five years for Kimi Raikkonen, a strong drive from Max Verstappen , and Vettel and Hamilton at their battling best. Sky Sports F1 is the only place to watch every Formula 1 Grand Prix, qualifying and practice session live in 2018 .
Pinch-hitter Eduardo Nunez got flipped on his back by catcher Austin Barnes as he chased Scott Alexander's wild pitch. Muncy's homer would be historic regardless, coming as it did at the end of the longest game in World Series history.
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The conference, which started today in Riyadh, focuses on the most important investment trends, opportunities and challenges. Participants look at a sign of the Future Investment Initiative during the investment conference in Riyadh October 23, 2018.
In other matches seventh seed Daniil Medvedev , a semi-finalist last week in Moscow, saw off German Maximilian Marterer 6-3, 7-5. "After losing my second final here against Tim Henman in 2002, I thought I was never going to win ever again".
The Minister said, Government is interested in maintaining professionalism, image and constitutional integrity of CBI. For transfer of the CBI Director, section 4B (2) of the Act of 1946 envisages previous consent of the Committee.
Palestinians gather at the Israel-Gaza fence during a protest calling for lifting the blockade on Gaza, in Gaza, October 26, 2018. Another Palestinian man was shot in the head and is in serious condition, the health ministry said.
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