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Preliminary research suggests a connection between the two
Almost 30 percent fewer kids under 2 hospitalized for serious lung infections
What are some common misconceptions about flu shots?
Finding provides new target for drug development, experts say
As it turns out, Thieret had developed pneumonia from an H1N1 influenza infection that packed her inflamed lungs so densely with fluid that her lung X-rays, usually mostly black, appeared as white.
It is not yet flu season, but it is now officially flu shot season. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, rolled up his sleeve at a news conference in Washington on Thursday to emphasize the need for more Americans to protect themselves and the people around them from the common, and potentially deadly, disease.
Two studies found peramivir shortened symptoms
Nasal spray vaccine can be considered for many kids 2 to 8, doctors say
It might also reduce flu hospitalizations and complications, researchers say
About a third of children admitted to hospital for these infections develop respiratory issues, study finds
Get vaccinated, health experts say, because it takes about two weeks for protection to kick in
Preliminary research suggests a connection between the two
Preliminary research suggests a connection between the two
Those affected still report hearing loss and ringing in ears, researchers say
Shot helps protect newborns against potentially deadly bacteria, experts say