News tagged with influenza season

Germany orders recall of some Novartis flu shots

(AP)—German authorities ordered a recall Thursday of some batches of Novartis flu vaccine as a precautionary measure after the company reported the appearance of small particles in the manufacturing process.

Oct 25, 2012
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No Excuses: Flu vaccination myths addressed

Flu season is here. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year five to 20 percent of Americans get the flu and more than 200,000 people are hospitalized due to flu-related complications. Flu season ...

Oct 12, 2012
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Busting common myths about the flu vaccine

(Medical Xpress)—With cold and flu season upon us, many companies have geared up for what is predicted to be a busy flu season producing 150 million doses of the influenza vaccine, up 17 million from last ...

Oct 09, 2012
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Flu season's approaching so roll up your sleeve

(HealthDay)—The only thing predictable about the flu is its unpredictability, U.S. health officials said Thursday, as they urged virtually all Americans to get vaccinated for the coming season.

Sep 27, 2012
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