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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Flu vaccine in children effective at preventing admission to pediatric intensive care units and serious complications (dailyRx News) For most kids, the flu means missed days from school and bad symptoms, but for others it can spell hospital time. According to a new study, there may be a way to keep many of these kids…

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Flu fever reduction could increase influenza cases and deaths (dailyRx News) When people start to run a fever from the flu, they often turn to medications like ibuprofen to bring the fever down. But it seems this common strategy might be dangerous. Canadian researchers have concluded that fever-reducing medications may actually help to spread the…

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