Major vaccine manufactures are planning to make millions more flu vaccine doses ahead of the fall amid mounting concern from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Vaccine manufacturers are planning to boost production of flu shots by about 10%, making 189 million flu shots in comparison to 170 million last year, The […]
In an effort to contain the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, authorities have encouraged social distancing and the CDC has discouraged groups of people bigger than 10. This has facilitated a culture where a majority of the workforce is remote. Here are some of the other surprising ways pandemics have […]
At a White House meeting on Monday, the president asked if the flu vaccine could be used to prevent COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. “No,” a biotech CEO told the president. While a new flu vaccine is developed each year, it’s designed to target specific strands of […]
You can still get the flu after being vaccinated. If you get the shot too early in the year, its effectiveness could wane, according to the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention. The flu vaccine can take the average healthy adult’s immune system up to two weeks to build up […]
The most effective way of preventing the flu is to get the flu vaccine each year. Beyond getting the flu vaccine, washing your hands regularly, eating a healthy diet, and exercising regularly can help you fight off the flu vaccine. This article was medically reviewed by Tania Elliott, MD, who […]
As we head towards a southern hemisphere winter, many people are wondering if it’s worth getting the flu vaccine. Generally speaking, if you are vaccinated, you’re less likely to get the flu. But that’s not the whole story. For most healthy people, it’s about considering the cost and a few […]
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