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The Health 202: Here are the most interesting things the new HHS secretary said this week - Washington Post

Vaccines and Vaccination - Fri, 2018-02-16 08:21

Washington Post

The Health 202: Here are the most interesting things the new HHS secretary said this week
Washington Post
But your doctor is still likely to recommend you get the vaccine, as it still offers some protection against H3N2, the predominant strain of the flu this season. Here's some positive news: In children younger than 9, the vaccine offers greater ...

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Woman taken to hospital by ambulance tries to queue jump in A&E by calling 999 - Mirror.co.uk

Vaccines and Vaccination - Tue, 2018-02-13 18:01

Mirror.co.uk

Woman taken to hospital by ambulance tries to queue jump in A&E by calling 999
Mirror.co.uk
The leaflets also encourage the over 65s, pregnant women, people with long term health conditions and children aged two and three years old to get a free flu vaccination. The advice comes after an increase in reports by crews to ambulance bosses that ...

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Going to hospital by ambulance 'does not get you seen quicker' - Lancashire Telegraph

Vaccines and Vaccination - Mon, 2018-02-12 04:02

Lancashire Telegraph

Going to hospital by ambulance 'does not get you seen quicker'
Lancashire Telegraph
PATIENTS have been warned that arriving at hospital in an ambulance does not get them seen any quicker. The message from North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) crews warns people to think twice before calling 999 if they can get to hospital by other means ...

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Willie Nelson Looking Healthy in Kickboxing Photo Amid Health Concerns - PopCulture.com

Vaccines and Vaccination - Sun, 2018-02-11 13:03

PopCulture.com

Willie Nelson Looking Healthy in Kickboxing Photo Amid Health Concerns
PopCulture.com
... health is amazing for his age. The country music star credits his longevity to his low stress lifestyle, though many joke that his infamous love of marijuana has something to do with it. When it comes to this year's flu, it's better safe than sorry ...

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Jones: Right answers about flu could save your life - The Sudbury Star

Vaccines and Vaccination - Sun, 2018-02-11 01:34

The Sudbury Star

Jones: Right answers about flu could save your life
The Sudbury Star
These can result in a slight decrease in duration of symptoms, but 10 per cent of patients develop side-effects, some of which are serious. He also suggests that if you decide on a flu shot, get it from your own doctor who knows your medical history ...

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The new shingles vaccine: hype or good value for your money? - Common Ground.ca

Vaccines and Vaccination - Sat, 2018-02-10 19:59

Common Ground.ca

The new shingles vaccine: hype or good value for your money?
Common Ground.ca
In this case, by making the disease look incredibly painful and ubiquitous – one in three Canadians will get shingles we are told – our doctors' offices will soon be flooded with people asking for this new vaccine. Numerous talk shows on TV and radio ...

Indonesia bus crash kills 27; police say brakes failed - 680 News

Vaccines and Vaccination - Sat, 2018-02-10 19:26

680 News

Indonesia bus crash kills 27; police say brakes failed
680 News
Janice Walters, Manager of Control of Infectious Diseases for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health says the second case currently under investigation is unrelated to the Pollard, adding the children had no contact with each other during the virus ...

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It's flu season - are you ready? - Toronto Sun

Vaccines and Vaccination - Sat, 2018-02-10 07:03

Toronto Sun

It's flu season - are you ready?
Toronto Sun
Dr. Campbell reports a drive by pharmaceutical companies and doctors for patients to take anti-viral drugs when flu is suspected. These can result in a slight decrease in duration of symptoms, but 10% of patients develop side-effects, some of which are ...

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Arriving at hospital in an ambulance does not get you seen any quicker - Rochdale Online

Vaccines and Vaccination - Fri, 2018-02-09 18:03

Rochdale Online

Arriving at hospital in an ambulance does not get you seen any quicker
Rochdale Online
The flyers also encourage the over 65s, pregnant women, people with long term health conditions and children aged two and three years old to get a free flu vaccination. The advice comes after an increase in reports by crews to ambulance bosses that ...

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Arriving at hospital in an ambulance does not get you seen any quicker - Cumbria Crack

Vaccines and Vaccination - Fri, 2018-02-09 08:30

Cumbria Crack

Arriving at hospital in an ambulance does not get you seen any quicker
Cumbria Crack
The flyers also encourage the over 65s, pregnant women, people with long term health conditions and children aged two and three years old to get a free flu vaccination. The advice comes after an increase in reports by crews to ambulance bosses that ...

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'Viral Nurse' Was Right... There Are Things You Can Do to Avoid the Flu - Healthline

Vaccines and Vaccination - Thu, 2018-02-08 13:01

Healthline

'Viral Nurse' Was Right... There Are Things You Can Do to Avoid the Flu
Healthline
Getting a flu vaccine is especially critical for at-risk populations such as young children, pregnant women, people with chronic health conditions, healthcare workers, and people over age 65. Neha Nanda, a hospital epidemiologist and medical director ...

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The right answers about flu could save your life - BarrieToday.com - BarrieToday

Vaccines and Vaccination - Wed, 2018-02-07 11:06

BarrieToday

The right answers about flu could save your life - BarrieToday.com
BarrieToday
In this week's column, Dr. W. Gifford Jones discusses the pros and cons of flu shots, over the counter treatments, vitamin C and natural remedies.

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The right answers about flu could save your life - BayToday

Vaccines and Vaccination - Wed, 2018-02-07 11:02

BayToday

The right answers about flu could save your life
BayToday
... says this increase was most likely due to a vaccine mismatch. In effect, it was the wrong vaccine for the current virus. But suppose researchers achieve a good match. Campbell says the vaccine's effectiveness still only provides 40 and 60 per cent ...

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GIFFORD JONES: Vitamin C can prevent worst of flu symptoms - The Guardian

Vaccines and Vaccination - Mon, 2018-02-05 21:40

The Guardian

GIFFORD JONES: Vitamin C can prevent worst of flu symptoms
The Guardian
These can result in a slight decrease in duration of symptoms, but 10 per cent of patients develop side effects, some of which are serious. He also suggests that if you decide on a flu shot get it from your own doctor who knows your medical history ...

GIFFORD JONES: Vitamin C can prevent worst of flu symptoms - The Guardian

Vaccines and Vaccination - Mon, 2018-02-05 19:47

The Guardian

GIFFORD JONES: Vitamin C can prevent worst of flu symptoms
The Guardian
These can result in a slight decrease in duration of symptoms, but 10 per cent of patients develop side effects, some of which are serious. He also suggests that if you decide on a flu shot get it from your own doctor who knows your medical history ...

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Government: PAO autopsies on vaccine deaths to continue - Philippine Star

Vaccines and Vaccination - Mon, 2018-02-05 10:37

Philippine Star

Government: PAO autopsies on vaccine deaths to continue
Philippine Star
For his part, Secretary Aguirre said he had “no order for (the Public Attorney's Office) to stop the autopsies,” he said in a text message yesterday. But Aguirre stressed that he would like to hear the basis of the group of doctors led by former health ...

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The Right Answers about Flu Could save Your Life - Canada Free Press

Vaccines and Vaccination - Mon, 2018-02-05 09:12

Canada Free Press

The Right Answers about Flu Could save Your Life
Canada Free Press
“Get the shot”, is the message now the flu season is here. But how effective is the vaccine? What is the chance of a mismatch? Are there serious complications? Should you get your shot at the local pharmacy? Or treat yourself with over-the-counter ...

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DOJ's Aguirre tells PAO: Proceed with autopsy of Dengvaxia victims - Business Mirror

Vaccines and Vaccination - Mon, 2018-02-05 07:12

DOJ's Aguirre tells PAO: Proceed with autopsy of Dengvaxia victims
Business Mirror
The controversy on Dengvaxia broke following the advisory from French-based pharmaceutical company Sanofi Pasteur, saying new clinical analysis has found the vaccine is effective for people who have had dengue prior to immunization, but citing a risk ...

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Aguirre: PAO autopsy on Dengvaxia victims to continue - Philippine Canadian Inquirer

Vaccines and Vaccination - Mon, 2018-02-05 02:40

Philippine Canadian Inquirer

Aguirre: PAO autopsy on Dengvaxia victims to continue
Philippine Canadian Inquirer
MANILA — Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Monday said that the Public Attorney's Office (PAO) will continue with its conduct of autopsies on children whose deaths are being linked to Dengvaxia, the world's first-ever dengue vaccine which was ...

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