Influenza (seasonal)

Flu vaccine not tied to pregnancy complications

Flu vaccine not tied to pregnancy complications

 

August 8, 2013 -- Pregnant women who get flu shots are at no greater risk for complications like high blood pressure, urinary tract infection or gestational diabetes, according to a new U.S. study.

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Nucleus Medical Media uses animation to raise awareness of adult vaccines

Nucleus Medical Media uses animation to raise awareness of adult vaccines

 

August 6, 2013 -- Nucleus Medical Media, Inc., a creator of interactive medical multimedia, announced on Wednesday that it created free informational medical animations for National Immunization Awareness Month to explain and promote health literacy.

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Quadrivalent flu vaccines coming; companies cite good demand

Quadrivalent flu vaccines coming; companies cite good demand

 

August 5, 2013 -- Quadrivalent (four-strain) influenza vaccines will make their US market debut during the upcoming vaccination season, and vaccine makers are reporting good demand for them, spurred in part by a large order from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Options for the Control of Influenza

Hosted by the International Society for Influenza and other Respiratory Virus Diseases (ISIRV)

From the Options VIII Control Influenza website:

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Vaccines and Your Baby: Third Edition 2010

In this 44-page booklet from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), parents are provided information on "how vaccines are made and how vaccines work to protect our children from harm."

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