INACTIVATED INFLUENZA VACCINE 2011-12 W H A T Y O U N E E D T O K N O W Many Vaccine Information Statements are available in Spanish and other languages.
INACTIVATED INFLUENZA VACCINE Why get vaccinated? 1 Infl uenza ("fl u") is a contagious disease. It is caused by the infl uenza virus, which can be spread by coughing, sneezing, or nasal secretions.
Influenza vaccine is given each year because immu nity decreases after a year and because each year’s vaccine is formulated to prevent only that year’s an ticipated influenza viruses.
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X-Plain Influenza - Flu Reference Summary Introduction Influenza, also known as the flu, is a contagious disease that is caused by the influenza virus.
My fellow Americans, Once again, nature has presented us with a daunting challenge: the possibility of an influenza pandemic. Most of us are accustomed to seasonal influenza, or “the flu,” a viral infection that continues to
Influenza: Serologic Diagnosis and Epidemiology. Marvin A. Cuchens, PhD Department of Microbiology. University of Mississippi Medical Center. Jackson, MS Bradley
Patient and Family Education Influenza (Flu) In case of an urgent concern or emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department right away.
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About Influenza What is influenza? • Influenza usually occurs in the autumn and winter months in the Northern (October through to April) and Southern (April to September) hemispheres and is characterised by explosive outbreaks lasting for six - eight weeks.