"I encourage people, even if they don't necessarily want to get a flu shot for themselves, to do it for others, to do it for those they love and those who are in their circle", O'Neal said.
"Keep in mind the people that do have [allergies to the shot] should receive the flu vaccine in their doctor's office and not a drug store, that way they can be monitored for any reactions", said Kearah Cenotti, medical assistant at Kaiser Permanente Martinez Medical Center. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend shots for everyone over the age of six months. "The most important action to take to prevent serious illness is to get a flu vaccine now".
Flu season generally begins in early winter or late autumn and can extend into the spring. Influenza is spread from person to person and comes with many nasty and sometimes lethal symptoms which include fevers, body aches, malaise, headaches, runny noses and sore throats.
The flu vaccine is made each year based on scientists' predictions of which influenza virus strains will be most problematic in the United States.
Ott says it is particularly important to receive the flu shot to protect those within society who cannot receive the flu shot as well as those who are immune compromised.
Children in reception and school years 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 will receive the vaccine in school, but children aged 2 and 3 will receive it through their GP.
The researchers received an $8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to expand on research that creates a framework for the significance of biological sex in flu vaccine immune responses.
Getting the flu shot is at local drug store is an option for those without insurance.
"These people should get vaccinated because they are at higher risk of having serious flu-related complications."
Washing your hands frequently, containing your coughs and sneezes when in public and avoiding crowds during flu peak season are all good suggestions.
A second round of Santa Ana winds is forecast to whip the area Sunday through Tuesday, though it may be weaker than Friday's. Tanah Clunies-Ross woke up in the dark to what sounded like lumps of coal raining down on her Northern California home.
Chandler finished with nine rebounds in 23 minutes in the Lakers' 114-110 win over the Timberwolves on Wednesday. They have struggled to contain teams, especially when they are outnumbered in terms of size on the court.
Under former Attorney General Jeff Sessions , the investigation was overseen by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . The groups were prepared to quickly organize a rally in the event that Mueller's investigation seemed at risk.
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Even though Harper is still only 26, a 14-year deal with an average annual value of $30 million per season felt a bit excessive. Mike Rizzo says the Nationals are open to more negotiations with Harper in the future, and Scott Boras feels the same.
Iceland's Christmas advert will not be airing on television this year because it has been deemed as being 'too political'. The advert is a Greenpeace short film which Iceland had permission to use as their festive offering.
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Marcos, who is now a member of the House of Representatives, is running for a governor post in next year's general election . The court's decision is not final and both the prosecution and Marcos' camp can still file a motion for reconsideration.
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Wildfire triggers evacuation order for Malibu
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Meg Ryan confirms her engagement to John Mellencamp
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Six hurt in Fly Jamaica's emergency crash-landing in Guyana
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Michelle Obama rips Trump in new book
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