Monthly Archives: May 2013

Lab Diagnostic Procedures for Influenza

There are a number of flu test kits which can help in the diagnosis of influenza. Continue reading

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Rapid Diagnostic Testing for Influenza

The availability and use of commercial influenza rapid diagnostic tests by laboratories and clinics have substantially increased in recent years. Continue reading

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Become a Flu Fighter

The ability to fight off infections contributes to a healthy life. In most cases, it’s all about strengthening your immune system and taking preventative measures. How can you do this? Continue reading

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Free and Discount Flu Shots

You know you should get a flu shot every year to protect yourself against the strains of influenza that come around each year. Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH

On May 6, 2013, the head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the current strain of bird flu that is causing illness and deaths in China cannot spark a pandemic in its current form – but he added that there is no guarantee it will not mutate and cause a serious pandemic. Continue reading

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