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What are the Different Types of Flu?

The flu is caused by 3 types of RNA viruses: influenza types A, C, and B. This disease is often called the flu and is generally caused by two viruses: A and B. They are transmitted by close contact with … Continue reading

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Flu Increase Asthma Symptoms

Image is from Everyday Health For you to understand how the flu increases asthma symptoms, you must understand what the flu is and what asthma is before you can link the two together causing a catastrophic illness. The Flu The … Continue reading

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What are the different types of Flu?

Infographic from CDC The flu is caused by 3 types of RNA viruses: influenza types A, C, and B. This disease is often called the flu and is generally caused by two viruses: A and B. They are transmitted by … Continue reading

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Part I: The Flu

How many people get the flu each year? How much does the flu cost us? How well does the flu vaccine work? Continue reading

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Flu Shot Did Poor Job of Protecting Elderly

A U.S. government study of this season’s flu vaccine suggests it was effective in only 56 percent of people who got the shot, and it largely failed to protect the elderly against an especially deadly strain circulating during flu season. Continue reading

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AAP Updated Flu Vaccine Dosage for Children

The new dosing for administering influenza vaccine to children ages 6 months to 8 years says that those who have received at least two doses of the trivalent seasonal vaccine since July 1010 need only one dose. Continue reading

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