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Flu Season

12 Tips to Fight the Flu This Season

With flu season upon us again—arriving in the midst of a still-surging coronavirus pandemic—a handful of experts offer their tips for avoiding influenza.  According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics, influenza has resulted in between 9 million and 45 million illnesses annually…

Change in FluMist Recommendations

Every fall and winter, flu season brings with it seemingly omnipresent sniffling, incessant hand washing and, of course, the inevitable flu shots. Could there be another option when it comes to building a defense against each year’s influenza virus? In 2014, the Centers for…

Needle-Free Flu Shots

Immunizations have been one of the best public health interventions of the past one hundred years, almost as impactful as clean water. Most vaccine-preventable diseases have been reduced dramatically with widespread use of immunizations, yet many people forego some recommended immunizations. The Centers for…

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