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Flu Shots

  • Flu Shot Associated With Fewer Hospitalizations in Patients With Heart Failure
    The flu shot is associated with a reduced risk of hospitalization in patients with heart failure, according to research presented in a late-breaking trial session at Heart Failure 2016 and the 3rd World Congress on Acute Heart Failure. The study in about 60,000 patients ...More
    May 23, 2016 Posted in News
  • Flu Vaccine Nearly 60 Percent Effective According to Preliminary CDC Data
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported preliminary overall influenza vaccine effectiveness (VE) of 59 percent this season. These data were presented at a meeting of the agency's Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) in Atlanta. This ...More
    February 25, 2016 Posted in News
  • A Shot in the Arm for Flu Vaccine Distribution
    Each fall, doctors stress the importance of getting a flu shot; influenza is the most frequent cause of death from a vaccine-preventable disease in the United States. But on-time delivery of the vaccine can be tenuous, and there can be shortages during times of peak demand, ...More
    February 19, 2016 Posted in News
  • Less Than Half of U.S. Hospitals Require Flu Shots for Staff
    Within weeks, flu will start spreading across North America, sickening millions of people. It will hit people with health problems and weak immune systems hardest, and may kill tens of thousands of them. Multiple national recommendations urge all healthcare workers to get ...More
    December 9, 2015 Posted in News
  • Higher-Dose Flu Shot Decreases Hospitalization of Older Nursing Home Residents
    In the largest nursing home study to date on the effect of high dose flu vaccine, researchers found that shots with four times the strength of standard flu shots significantly reduced the risk of being hospitalized during the influenza season. There was a 1.2 percent ...More
    October 10, 2015 Posted in News
  • GSK Begins Shipping 2015-16 U.S. Flu Vaccines
    GSK announces that it has begun shipping FLUARIX® QUADRIVALENT (Influenza Vaccine) doses to U.S. healthcare providers, following licensing and lot-release approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research. “To help ...More
    July 16, 2015 Posted in News
  • Sanofi Pasteur Ships First 2015-2016 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Doses in U.S.
    Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced today that its first doses of Fluzone® (Influenza Vaccine) for the 2015-2016 influenza season have been released by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for shipment. This represents the first of more than 65 ...More
    July 14, 2015 Posted in News
  • Despite What You've Heard, Kids with Egg Allergies Should Get the Flu Shot
    It’s the time of year when people start to think about getting their flu shot. If you have a child with egg allergies you may have been told they shouldn’t get the shot because of a possible reaction to the trace amounts of egg in the vaccine. Not true, says the ...More
    September 24, 2014 Posted in News
  • Flu Vaccine for Expectant Moms a Top Priority
    Only about half of all pregnant women in the U.S. get a flu shot each season, leaving thousands of moms-to-be and their babies at increased risk of serious illness. “Getting a flu shot should be a routine part of prenatal care,” says Edward McCabe, MD, March of ...More
    September 18, 2014 Posted in News
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