Like millions of other Americans, JoJo O'Neal chose not to get the flu vaccine previous year. Older men and women may, however, get extra protection from a single shot of high-dose flu vaccine.Outside of these groups in which safety and efficacy have been proven, one should not take a booster dose of influenza vaccine on the theory that it would be, at worst, harmless.
Ott says the public should not confuse influenza with what some call the "stomach flu" which is actually a gastroenteritis viral infection.
Sabra Klein, PhD, an associate professor of molecular microbiology and immunology at Hopkins' Bloomberg School of Public Health who is leading the research effort, helped conduct studies that found females tend to develop significantly higher immune responses to the vaccine than males. In addition, health officials say 56 people, including 14 in Tulsa County alone, have been hospitalized with flu-related symptoms.
"When we each get vaccinated, we boost our own immunity and reduce our own risk of getting the flu", Basta said. You can track of how much flu is in the community by visiting here. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend shots for everyone over the age of six months. While not as bad as the early days of last flu season, the bug is taking off in Arizona already and the number of cases is running above normal. This is down 6.2 percent from the previous season and lower than the previous seven seasons.
Flu season has returned as the fall transitions into winter. Every year influenza causes between 12,000 and 49,000 deaths in the United States.
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported Friday that the first flu-related death happened this week.
"The goal of this study was really to look at whether we could relate influenza activity occurring regionally and temporarily, or at a particular time of the year, with heart failure hospitalizations that were occurring around the same time", he said. There are more flu shot clinics planned in the spring semester.
One is that the flu vaccine can give you the flu.
On the other had, the injectable vaccine is made with an inactivated virus that can not cause the flu.
"The flu vaccine is not ideal", Basta said. "While the flu is unpredictable, what is predictable is that getting your annual flu vaccine can prevent you from getting the flu, and from spreading it to family, friends, neighbors and co-workers". VaccineFinder.org offers a searchable database of vaccination locations.
The vaccinations are free on the NHS for many people.
Han points out that some vaccines have been shown to work better in older adults. Speak to your healthcare provider or pharmacist to determine which is best for you.
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Depending on how good the selections of strains are, during a given flu season the effectiveness can vary widely. Adults with weakened immune systems or young kids can spread the infection to others for even longer times.
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