Influenza vaccine works in children under five years old in new study (dailyRx News) No vaccine is completely effective, so it’s helpful to understand how effective different vaccines are when people decide whether to get vaccinated. Until now, there has been little information about the flu vaccine’s effectiveness for children. A new study found that…

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Pregnant women getting flu vaccine had babies with better outcomes (dailyRx News) Receiving quality prenatal care means ensuring that you protect both yourself and your unborn child from disease. One recommendation for this is getting the flu vaccine. A recent study found that pregnant women who received the flu vaccine had babies with better outcomes…

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Influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations raised risk for fever when given at the same time (dailyRx News) Vaccinations are given to protect children from common ailments. A new study found that the risk of fever may increase when two of these vaccines are administered at the same time. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…

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Catching the flu is a terrible experience.  No one enjoys being confined to the couch in constant aching and discomfort while guzzling down flu medications. Despite the flu’s unpleasantness, attitudes toward the flu shot are still overwhelmingly negative.  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that over 60% of Americans opt against receiving the flu…

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