Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

How Does the Flu Shot Keep You From Getting Sick?

There had been expectations of a potentially severe season given the high levels of flu-related hospitalisation and death seen during the Northern Hemisphere winter The Big Number: Millions of flu vaccines will be offered this season
Samantha Long | 10 October, 2018, 13:56

This, of course, can be prevented with a flu vaccine. published in the Journal of Biomedical Sciences, "amongst those aged 18-49 years in the United States, it is estimated that over 300,000 cases per year of influenza can be prevented by vaccination alone". That count represents about 60 percent of children and 40 percent of adults.

They're hoping to avoid a repeat of last flu season, when 391 people in North Carolina died, the most flu deaths since the state started tracking them in 2009.

A government program also pays for shots for low-income children.

Lincolnshire East Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is reminding anyone over the age of 65 to protect themselves against flu this winter with a free vaccination.

In conjunction with vaccinations, the CDC recommends that individuals utilize everyday healthy and hygienic habits to prevent the spread of influenza. Without it, you will have to pay between $20 to $70 dollars.

At the same time, the doctors said that the flu vaccine may not protect 100%.

Some pharmacies offer discounts and other enticements.

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Record numbers of Kiwis had opted for a flu shot this year with more than 1.29 million doses having been distributed by early July. That's not to mention the heavy toll of hospitalizations and deaths that occur mainly among people 65 and older.

The nasal mist flu vaccine will not be available. The flu vaccine will kill or weaken viruses to stop any sickness.

Hilderman said Manitoba saw a rise a year ago in the number of people getting a flu vaccine - 22.5 per cent of the population. "It is important to be prepared during this flu season, and we are dedicated to supporting our community by providing patients with these essential vaccinations and educating them on additional measures they can take to help reduce their risk of getting the flu". The others protect against three. "Your workplace may also offer flu vaccines onsite", it says.

A child receives a seasonal flu shot at a health clinic in Elmsdale, N.S. on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009.

It is the best possible protection against the flu virus during the autumn and winter months when you're more likely to suffer complications if you contract flu. Flu vaccines will not protect against flu-like illnesses caused by non-influenza viruses. The observation hasn't been extensively researched, but it's possible that senior citizens who are vaccinated in September may not be well protected in February.

"I don't really know what it's going to be like", said LaKesha Webb-Collins, clinic coordinator.

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