Thursday, 14 December, 2017

Putting off the flu vaccine? Here are 5 Flu vaccine myths debunked

Making vaccines isn't always a straightforward process Making vaccines isn't always a straightforward process
Andrew Cummings | 01 December, 2017, 06:35

"Some of them are very mild, and some of them are severe", Dr. Anthony Fauci, the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), tells Bustle.

There have already been quite a few cases of flu in CT, and the early indicators say it's only going to be a bad flu season.

Standard protocol in the United States now suggest that the best way to handle a potential flu case is to treat it immediately, rather than waiting for lab results. Note that the nasal spray flu vaccine is no longer recommended due to a lack of proven effectiveness for preventing influenza.

It generally takes about two weeks after the vaccine to build up immunity to the flu virus, so Health Department urges the public to get the shot soon, particularly if they will be seeing babies too young to receive the vaccine.

Quadrivalent vaccine These flu vaccines protect against four strains of influenza-two strains of influenza A and two strains of influenza B. Including a second strain of influenza B provides broader protection.

There are not any risks associated with developing a universal flu vaccine. A universal flu vaccine would eliminate the need for annual shots, as well as attack both pandemic and seasonal strains of the influenza virus. There are clinical trials being conducted.

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Though researchers are working hard behind the scenes to develop more effective vaccines, you should still aim to be proactive about your health.

So, the warning that was just put out that this year's vaccine may not be that effective didn't phase her.

Washing your hands often will help protect you from germs.

Regardless, doctors in Wilkes-Barre say you should still get your flu shot.

And keep in mind if you are sick and have the symptoms runny nose cough fever, you can give it to others even after you stop exhibiting symptoms. When someone gets sick, they mistakenly believe the vaccine was the cause.

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