Flu Shot Myths: Do Not Believe Them

Flu Shot Myths: Do Not Believe Them

Do not believe the myths that surround the flu shot. If someone is wanting to get one, right now is the proper time. The vaccine gives individuals top protection even before flu season hits into main gear when late autumn arrives. Getting a shot is the best way to avoid coming down with influenza. However, […]

Flu Shot Rate Below Half

Flu Shot Rate Below Half

While Ebola fosters fear and fascination, many in the U.S. ignore a potentially killer disease until they catch it – influenza. In fact, the flu shot rate in the U.S. is below 50 percent, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in a “glass half empty” presentation by CDC Director Dr. […]

New Way to Fight Flu

New Way to Fight Flu

A new flu treatment is not exactly like waving a magic wand at someone with the flu and curing them, but it does look like it will make sufferers better much faster. The single-dose injectable drug, Peramivir, is already in use in other countries as a new way to fight flu symptoms. The influenza or […]