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The most effective way to prevent influenza is to get the annual influenza vaccine.

"Usually when a flu vaccine isn't as effective as we like it to be, it's because that virus has changed in some way. Getting your flu shot not only protects you and your loved ones, it protects those susceptible to getting the flu, such as the elderly and newborns". "These are available on campus for students and staff and faculty".

With 10 confirmed cases of the flu already reported in Hillsdale County, officials with the Branch-Hillsdale-St.

Health Department staff members began receiving their flu shots on Tuesday, with several employees sharing personal reasons about why they choose to become vaccinated.

The shot costs $14.50, which students can pay with cash, check or bill to their student account. Reasonable accommodations will be made for adults with no form of health insurance. Those with other insurance will receive a billing statement to submit to their insurance company.

Influenza can rear its head any time of the year, but is known to be a particularly bad thorn in one's side when the weather is cold.

The Cabell-Huntington Health Department hosted its first flu clinic on September 28.

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As the Southern Hemisphere's flu season winds down, disease levels in temperate South American and southern Africa countries decreased or have peaked in recent weeks, according to the latest global flu update from the World Health Organization (WHO).

This delayed reaction may also contribute to ideas that vaccinations do not effectively prevent flu.

First, the dominant viral strain of influenza itself was H3N2, which causes more severe symptoms. "Based on the timing of the illness, the severity of the illness, and the student's health status, a specific medication to treat influenza can be prescribed". Rajesh Balkrishnan, students have a unique responsibility to consider how their health choices impact the rest of the community.

For Schaffner, as we start heading deeper into the flu season, the main thing to keep in mind is get vaccinated - and tell your friends and family to do the same. It is possible to infect others even when you do not show any symptoms.

Within the first three days of their walk-in clinic, staff at Lafene Health Center administered 122 shots, which is 40 percent more than they did during the clinic's first week in 2017. When coming for their flu shot, all clients should try to wear short sleeves for easy access to the injection site. Should I get vaccinated?

Caregivers of people with cancer should get flu shots. "Plus, the statistics behind getting it are good".

"We don't know for sure and the virus if it's mutated at all", Mary Lanning Infection Prevention and Employee Health Registered Nurse Janet Riese said.

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