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Will the United States have a flu epidemic?

The Prevalence of Flu Epidemics Every year in the United States, there is an influenza epidemic. A number of things cause this epidemic, and they will be briefly explored here. In brief, factors which contribute to a regular influx of … Continue reading

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What Kinds of Flu Vaccines are Available?

The “flu shot” — an inactivated vaccine (containing killed virus) that is given with a needle, usually in the arm. The flu shot is approved for use in people older than 6 months, including healthy people and people with chronic medical conditions. Continue reading

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