Seniors in long-term care urged to take high-dose flu vaccine

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In fact, it was a real doozie with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calling the 2017 season one of "high severity".

Despite widespread publicity, Livar said his department still hears common misconceptions about the disease and the vaccine.

Flu season typically runs from October through May.

For decades, researchers have been trying to find a universal vaccine for the flu - which is responsible for tens of thousands of deaths in the United States alone. "So I think some of the predictions around what we might be seeing this year is that we might be back to an H1N1 season". Last year, during one of the worst flu epidemics in recent memory, that figure was just 40 percent.And if a new strain of the flu were to strike, it might take months to develop an effective vaccine - plenty of time for the virus to sweep the globe, claiming hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions, of lives.On Thursday, an global team of researchers offered a glimpse at something better than the seasonal flu shot. Those that wish to get their flu shot after November 21 will need schedule an appointment with the Health Department.

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The flu "influenza" is an infection in the nose, throat and lungs caused by a virus. Not only was there a high number of cases of H3N2 starting in the fall, but there was a late winter-early spring surge of influenza B cases. Past year at this time there were 10 people hospitalized with the flu.

No medications do not cure and are not recommended instead of the flu shot.

Contain: Stay home from school or work when you are sick to keep your germs from spreading. "You should get your flu shot as soon as possible". Officials say it takes about two weeks after the vaccination for antibodies that protect against the flu to develop in the body. One of the most promising candidates for a universal flu vaccine was recently described in the journal Science - and it's based on antibodies produced by South America's camel, the llama. Of these children, 772 (23%) had a positive test result for influenza and 1674 (50%) were vaccinated in the enrollment season.

"The flu shot is available in our community everywhere, from pharmacies, to your doctor, or here at public health". It does not matter where you go because they all use the same vaccine.

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