ibusinesslines.com
ibusinesslines.com July 17, 2018


CDC predicts bad flu season

06 December 2017, 03:23 | Melissa Porter

CDC predicts bad flu season

CDC predicts bad flu season

"However imperfect, though, current influenza vaccines remain a valuable public health tool, and it is always better to get vaccinated than not to get vaccinated", the team noted.

"Our pharmacists are on the frontlines of healthcare in the communities they serve, and when it comes to fighting the flu, as certified immunizers, they can be a patient's first line of defense", stated Jocelyn Konrad, Rite Aid executive vice president of pharmacy. This after the vaccine wouldn't work on several strains of flu in South America.

Health officials are warning that the flu season could be bad and that it's coming early.

Health experts say this year's vaccine is only believed to be 10% effective.


The flu season occurs during the fall and winter months. But the article applies to studies conducted in Australia, not the United States. Last year's vaccine was 42 percent effective.

"I don't want to risk getting it myself because as far as what I've seen them go through it's a pretty bad deal and I don't want to feel like that, let alone bring it home to my kids or my family", Chamberlin said.

National influenza immunization week hits just as flu cases are beginning to increase in the Tri-State.

Clean - Wash your hands frequently with warm, soapy water. Plus, it helps protect people and babies who can't the flu shot. The Centers for Disease Control's effectiveness studies measure laboratory-confirmed flu illnesses that result in a doctor's visit or those that result in hospitalization.



Other News

Trending Now

'Monster Hunter: World' Release Date: Beta Set for December 9 [Complete Details]
Players will then be able to play solo or with three additional friends in taking down or hunting a monster in the RPG world . Capcom unexpectedly released Monster Hunter Stories on iOS and Android in Japan and it is now available for 1,900 yen.

Judge to hear arguments in defamation lawsuit against President Trump
Trump". "Today" show host Matt Lauer, PBS host Charlie Rose, comedian Louis C.K. and others have been felled by the accusations. Zervos said at a press conference in October 2016 that after appearing on Trump's show she asked him for a job.

PNP back in anti-drug campaign
The Philippine Star reported Tuesday the ban on police involvement in Duterte's war on drugs is ending. Scene of the Crime Operatives at a crime scene in Caloocan City, Spetember 30, 2016.

Supreme Court defers hearing on Ayodhya case to February 8, 2018
The Supreme Court has chose to begin the "final hearing" over the title dispute in Ayodhya from February 8 next year. The Supreme Court rejected Sunni Waqf Board's plea to hear the Ayodhya dispute case after 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Gas prices continue to decline post-holiday
The U.S. average is now 30 cents higher than this time previous year . The Detroit-area's average fell about 8 cents to $2.49 per gallon.

Watch the Trailer for Black Mirror's Upcoming Star Trek-ish Episode
There are obviously more unsettling, poignant and slightly more melancholic moments, but at the same time, it is a romp. Black Mirror is boldly going where other sci-fi shows have gone before, and frankly, we're suspicious.

Atiku visits PDP secretariat, urges other defectors to return 'home'
Welcoming Abubakar back to the PDP, Makarfi said he had returned in good time, adding that PDP would continue to consult with him. We are not just targeting Aso Rock, we are targeting the federal legislature, the state both the executive and legislature.