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Influenza 101: Be Prepared For The 2017 Flu Season - Wisconsin Public Radio News



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Influenza 101: Be Prepared For The 2017 Flu Season 
Wisconsin Public Radio News
Influenza is seasonal, and the CDC tries to anticipate what the flu will look like in a given year by observing how it plays out in the southern hemisphere. Australia, New Zealand and South Africa's flu seasons can be good indicators on what flu season ...
Is the US Prepared for The Next Flu Pandemic? Contagionlive.com (blog)
Docs urge residents to get flu shots Cleburne Times-Review
Northern Idaho man dies from flu-related illness Messenger Index
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Tips to avoid catching influenza this season - ABC15 Arizona



ABC15 Arizona
 
Tips to avoid catching influenza this season 
ABC15 Arizona
PHOENIX - On the heels of what is expected to be a bad flu season, health officials are suggesting locations and items to avoid to protect people from the contagious respiratory illness. Dr. Donald Bucklin of U.S. Health Works says this year there are ...
GUEST EDITORIAL: Vaccination is best way to protect against influenza Chickasha Express Star
KTHR 2017 Influenza Immunization Campaign kicks off October 23rd Nipawin News
FLU SEASON: Take prevention steps now The News Guard
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Confirmed cases of canine flu worry vets in east Columbus - 10TV



Confirmed cases of canine flu worry vets in east Columbus 
10TV
COLUMBUS -- Two confirmed cases of canine influenza in East Columbus has local veterinarians worried about a possible outbreak of the virus. "It's something we need to take pretty serious," said Dr. Aaron Buck, veterinarian at Health Pets of Lewis Center.

 


Pediatric vaccination rates down after ACIP recommends against LAIV - Healio



Pediatric vaccination rates down after ACIP recommends against LAIV 
Healio
Vaccination rates were lower among children in the 2016-2017 influenza season when compared with the 2015-2016 season, according to recent findings. These results coincide with the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommending ...

 


Newer Influenza Tests Have Better Sensitivity Compared With Traditional Tests - Infectious Disease Advisor



Infectious Disease Advisor
 
Newer Influenza Tests Have Better Sensitivity Compared With Traditional Tests 
Infectious Disease Advisor
HealthDay News ? Digital immunoassays (DIAs) and rapid nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs) have higher sensitivities for detecting influenza than rapid influenza diagnostic tests (RIDTs), according to a review published in the Annals of Internal ...

 


Flu experts see potential for a nasty winter season - STAT (blog)



STAT (blog)
 
Flu experts see potential for a nasty winter season 
STAT (blog)
?I wouldn't,? Dr. Kanta Subbarao, director of the World Health Organization's influenza collaborating center in Australia, said with a laugh when asked what she would project the Northern Hemisphere might be facing, flu-wise, in the coming months. ?I ...
Health Officials Urge Early Flu Shots With New H3N2 Strain Newstalkkgvo
Duncan: Are you for or against getting a flu shot? Montreal Gazette

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Influenza on the rise in Charleston County this season - WACH.com



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Influenza on the rise in Charleston County this season 
WACH.com
As of October 7, the department has reported 93 cases of influenza in over 22 counties. DHEC has reported more confirmed cases of the flu this week in Charleston County than anywhere else, with 20 cases, so far. Also, while the state average of flu ...

 


Positive mood associated with enhanced responses to influenza vaccination - Clinical Advisor



Positive mood associated with enhanced responses to influenza vaccination 
Clinical Advisor
Positive mood on the day of influenza vaccination in older adults is associated with enhanced vaccine effectiveness, according to a study published in Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. Kieran Ayling, PhD, from the Division of Primary Care at the ...

 


Group A Streptococcus Infection and Influenza Get New Point-of-Care Tests - Contagionlive.com (blog)



Contagionlive.com (blog)
 
Group A Streptococcus Infection and Influenza Get New Point-of-Care Tests 
Contagionlive.com (blog)
In an article published in Clinical Microbiology Newsletter, Jennifer Woo, MD, University of California, Los Angeles, and colleagues discuss the point-of-care (POC) diagnostic testing for group A Streptococcus (GAS) infection and influenza. ?Diseases ...

 


Equine Influenza Beyond Equids - TheHorse.com



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Equine Influenza Beyond Equids 
TheHorse.com
The human ?influenza season? in North America is now about to begin again, while in South America spring is approaching and their influenza season is almost over. The influenza season happens every year during autumn, winter, and early spring months, ...