The Cause Final 12 months’s Flu Season Was Lethal? Not Sufficient Vaccinations

"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.

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Avoid people who appear sick. The cost is $10.00 per shot for adults and children.

Many misconceptions about the flu vaccine linger.

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.


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