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A. Because people with the flu are contagious while they are ill and that they tend to be most contagious while they have a fever, CDC advises people...
A. Don’t delay getting vaccinated if you want quadrivalent vaccine and it isn’t available. Some quadrivalent flu vaccine is available, but most flu...
A. If your child has the flu, he or she should stay home until at least 24 hours after their fever is gone. Their fever should be gone without the use...
A. Quadrivalent (four virus) flu vaccines are expected to be at least as effective as trivalent (three virus) vaccines, since both flu vaccines protect...
A. Studies have shown that flu vaccine can be safely received in people with a history of mild reactions to egg with some additional safety measures...
A. CDC does not recommend one flu vaccine over another. This includes deciding between trivalent or quadrivalent vaccine or between injection (the flu...
A. There are several options available for the 2013-2014 season.There is a 3-strain, trivalent, flu vaccine will protect against two influenza A viruses...
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The flu (influenza) and the common cold are caused by different viruses. The flu is caused by infection with influenza viruses. The common cold is...
A. Patients can help protect themselves from getting a CRE infection. First, patients should tell their doctors if they have been hospitalized in the U...
A. Yes, our nation is at a critical point in which CRE infections can be controlled if we address them in a rapid, coordinated, and consistent effort...
A. Most healthy adults may be able to infect others from 1 day before symptoms start to 5 to 7 days after becoming sick, while children can spread virus...
A. There’s no benefit to receiving the flu shot a second time if you received the flu shot in September. A vaccine received in the Fall should protect...
A. Whether or not you should get the flu shot when you are sick depends, in part, on how severe your illness is. If you are sick with a fever when you...
A. Current manufacturing processes for flu vaccines include growing influenza virus in chicken eggs. For this reason, the finished vaccine contains a...
A. Yes. First and foremost, everyone 6 months of age and older should get a yearly flu vaccine. However, there are people that are more likely to get...