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When Is It Too Late In The Season To Get A Flu Shot
Also known as influenza vaccines, flu shots are given out once a year to protect against the flu. The flu shot stimulates the immune system to build antibodies to three or four strains of flu viruses in the hopes that it will offer protection from the current strains present in the community. Each year the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) monitors the strains of Influenza globally and incorporates the appropriate antigens in the new vaccine. For best protection the vaccine ...Read more
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When is the best time of the year to get a flu shot? Flu season of course, but doesn't the effectiveness wane if received too early?
I've already had the flu this season. Should i still get a flu shot anyway? If i've already had the flu, should I get the flu shot too? Is there a chance i might get it again if i don't have the shot?
The : The flu vaccine is different each year. A great deal of research goes into determing what viruses are likely to be a problem each year. So you could develop one type of viral infection (including influenza), but it may not be the same strain of influenza that you would be vaccinated against. So, yes, it can be helpful. ...Read more
When is the best time to get a flu shot? Early or mid flu season. By getting it early does the vaccine not wane?
Should I still get a usa flu shot when planning to stay overseas during flu season or do I need to get one in europe?
Flu shot: If you will be travelling to europe during a season when you expect influenza to be active, it is advisable to get the flu shot at least 2 - 3 weeks before your flight to give your body enough time to increase your antibody levels against the flu. This applies to everybody from age 9 years. ...Read more
Is the flu shot still effective in the off season (summer)/temporary, or forever for those strains that imune sys learns?
Forgot to get it in winter.
This flu season has me scared b/c I have a 6 mth old that is just getting 1st flu shot this week. If a baby gets the flu, do they usually get better?
The flu, otherwise known as influenza, is a viral infection of the nose and throat. Symptoms of influenza include fever, chills, runny nose, muscle aches, fatigue, malaise, headaches, and coughing. Children with the flu often have nausea and vomiting as well. Some strains of the flu are preventable by getting a yearly flu ...Read more
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