Navigation Links
Get Your Vaccine for Seasonal Flu, Experts Urge
Date:9/10/2009

e already increasing in some parts of the country, particularly the Southeast, where many schools reopened last month.

"In some areas, we are now seeing as much flu in early September as we would usually see at the peak of flu season later in the year," he said.

Seasonal flu vaccine is recommended for everyone 50 and older; for children between 6 months and 18 years of age; for people with underlying health conditions, such as diabetes, asthma, heart or lung disease; for people with compromised immune systems, such as those on chemotherapy, and for pregnant women, Frieden said.

In addition to flu shots, people 65 and older and anyone over 2 years of age with a chronic illness should also get vaccinated against pneumococcal disease, which can lead to severe illness, including bacterial pneumonia, bloodstream infection and meningitis. "It reduces the risk of serious illness from a common bacteria," Frieden said.

The target groups for the swine flu vaccine include pregnant women; parents and caregivers of children less than 6 months old; people between 6 months of age and 24 years; health-care workers, and people 25 to 64 years old who have underlying health problems, such as asthma and diabetes.

Frieden said health-care workers should be vaccinated for both seasonal flu and swine flu to protect themselves and the people they care for. Typically, only about 40 percent of health-care workers get vaccinated, he noted.

Some states, such as New York and California, have made it mandatory for health-care workers to get seasonal flu shots, Dr. Gregory A. Poland said during the press conference. He's director of the Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group and chairman of the American College of Physicians' Adult Immunization Advisory Board.

"This, I believe, should be a priority for all health-care institutions who take patient safety seriously," Poland said. "Ask your hospital or your clinic, your doctor or your
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. DNA vaccine against multiple sclerosis appears safe, potentially beneficial
2. HPV vaccine does not appear to be effective for treating pre-existing HPV infection
3. Vaccine Stops Alzheimers Brain Tangles
4. Human Papilloma Virus vaccines may decrease chances of oral cancer
5. U.S. Teens Fall Short on Vaccine Coverage
6. Nasal Anthrax Vaccine Proves Effective in Animal Study
7. Hot ice, measuring depression, perfect invisibility and flu vaccine incentives
8. Bioniche Receives $2 Million Government Grant For Market Development Related to its E. coli O157:H7 Cattle Vaccine
9. Iomai Patch-Based Vaccine Cut Rate of Travelers Diarrhea by 75 Percent in Phase 2 Field Study
10. FDA approves expanded label for FluMist (influenza virus vaccine live, intranasal) to include childr
11. MedImmune Licenses Reverse Genetics Technology to GlaxoSmithKline for Use in Influenza Vaccine Development and Production
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2014)... One of the most popular vaccine brands for ... doctors may be overlooking some cost factors when choosing ... more expensive option, according to a new study by ... to administer can be driven by numerous factors," says ... a professor of computer science and of mathematics at ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... School of Medicine report that older women, plucky individuals ... are more likely to be compassionate toward strangers than ... this month,s issue of the International Journal of ... with better health and well-being as we age, the ... outcomes of individuals whose deficits in compassion put them ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Bonheur Children,s Hospital Pediatrician-in-Chief Jon McCullers, MD, was ... April issue of Nature Reviews Microbiology , ... Dr. McCullers, a world-renowned infectious disease specialist, and ... University of Tennessee Health Science Center, analyzed the ... 1957 and 1968 pandemics, as well as more ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... (April 17, 2014) Doctors who treat patients ... lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) can face an agonizing treatment decision. ... the disease and help relieve shortness of breath. ... and sirolimus can cause potentially fatal complications following ... Dr. Daniel Dilling, medical director of Loyola University ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... affects about one in five infants in the United ... the first several months after birth. Research into probiotic ... however, the April 1, 2014 issue of the ... a study, "Probiotics and Infant Colic," concluding that the ... infant colic did not reduce crying or fussing ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Study recalculates costs of combination vaccines 2Health News:The ilk of human kindness 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 3Health News:New study says probiotic use for infant colic is not effective in reducing symptoms 2
... the first time scientists have been able to film, ... and a DNA strand from an attacking virus. Researchers ... Scanning Atomic Force Microscope in Japan to produce amazing ... a virus trying to infect a bacterial host. ...
... commonly used measure for pain screening may only be modestly ... Medicine and the University of North Carolina. In a study ... General Internal Medicine, they evaluate the usefulness of a scale ... pain from 0 (no pain) to 10 (worst pain). ...
... next generation in medication therapy management ... and medication adherence ... a leading,developer of innovative clinical solutions that facilitate pharmacist-based,patient ... of the MirixaPro(TM) product suite (MirixaPro 2.2). With this,latest ...
... of the 62nd United Nations General Assembly Tomorrow, September ... ... dying,of hunger every day and governments failing to meet their millennium,commitment to halve ... and hunger to play a,central role "on the table" of the 62nd United ...
... often a key factor in the decision , MONDAY, Sept. ... deciding factor for men and women considering retirement, according to ... depression are more likely to retire early, while retirement-age women ... mild. , According to researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, ...
... Contrary to concerns that restricting work hours for surgical ... the residents education, a study in the September issue ... found that limiting work hours does not compromise education ... found that the new model improved overall teaching effectiveness ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Scientists reveal DNA-enzyme interaction with first ever real time footage 2Health News:Rating your pain from 0 to 10 might not help your doctor 2Health News:Mirixa Debuts New Clinical Technology Solutions for Enhancing Patient Care 2Health News:HungerFREE Campaign Tells UN: 'Put food on the table' 2Health News:Depression Pushes Middle-Aged Workers to Retire 2Health News:Study finds limiting work hours for surgical residents enhances training 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds "China ... store . (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/MN46792 ) ... and policy support, China,s orthopedic ... with total market size rising from 3.28 billion yuan ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014  Novation, the leading health care supply ... IT value-added reseller (VAR) national contracts that expand its ... services at lower costs. These include manufacturer product and ... initiative assistance and ongoing IT consulting support. ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... NEW YORK , January 15, 2014 ... BreedIT Ltd., the exclusive worldwide distributor of highly sophisticated ... that on January 7, 2014, the Company,s board of ... Ben-Zion Weiner as its new member of the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 2Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 3New Novation Information Technology VAR Contracts Offer Significant Savings to Hospitals 2BreedIT (OTC: BRDT) Appoints Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Industry Expert Dr. Ben-Zion Weiner to Its Board of Directors 2BreedIT (OTC: BRDT) Appoints Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Industry Expert Dr. Ben-Zion Weiner to Its Board of Directors 3
... NEW YORK, Dec. 27, 2011 Reportlinker.com ... is available in its catalogue: ... Respiratory Devices Market Outlook to 2017- Respiratory ... Devices, Anesthesia Machines, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems, ...
... 27, 2011 ReportsnReports adds new ... Latin America , to its store. This report ... terms of their attractiveness as pharmaceutical markets and ... and pricing are examined. The report presents results ...
Cached Medicine Technology:South and Central America Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices Market Outlook to 2017- Respiratory Devices, Respiratory Measurement Devices, Airway and Anesthesia Devices, Anesthesia Machines, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems, Pain Management Devices an 2South and Central America Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices Market Outlook to 2017- Respiratory Devices, Respiratory Measurement Devices, Airway and Anesthesia Devices, Anesthesia Machines, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems, Pain Management Devices an 3South and Central America Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices Market Outlook to 2017- Respiratory Devices, Respiratory Measurement Devices, Airway and Anesthesia Devices, Anesthesia Machines, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems, Pain Management Devices an 4South and Central America Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices Market Outlook to 2017- Respiratory Devices, Respiratory Measurement Devices, Airway and Anesthesia Devices, Anesthesia Machines, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems, Pain Management Devices an 5South and Central America Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices Market Outlook to 2017- Respiratory Devices, Respiratory Measurement Devices, Airway and Anesthesia Devices, Anesthesia Machines, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems, Pain Management Devices an 6South and Central America Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices Market Outlook to 2017- Respiratory Devices, Respiratory Measurement Devices, Airway and Anesthesia Devices, Anesthesia Machines, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems, Pain Management Devices an 7South and Central America Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices Market Outlook to 2017- Respiratory Devices, Respiratory Measurement Devices, Airway and Anesthesia Devices, Anesthesia Machines, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems, Pain Management Devices an 8South and Central America Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices Market Outlook to 2017- Respiratory Devices, Respiratory Measurement Devices, Airway and Anesthesia Devices, Anesthesia Machines, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems, Pain Management Devices an 9South and Central America Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices Market Outlook to 2017- Respiratory Devices, Respiratory Measurement Devices, Airway and Anesthesia Devices, Anesthesia Machines, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems, Pain Management Devices an 10South and Central America Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices Market Outlook to 2017- Respiratory Devices, Respiratory Measurement Devices, Airway and Anesthesia Devices, Anesthesia Machines, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems, Pain Management Devices an 11South and Central America Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices Market Outlook to 2017- Respiratory Devices, Respiratory Measurement Devices, Airway and Anesthesia Devices, Anesthesia Machines, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems, Pain Management Devices an 12South and Central America Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices Market Outlook to 2017- Respiratory Devices, Respiratory Measurement Devices, Airway and Anesthesia Devices, Anesthesia Machines, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems, Pain Management Devices an 13South and Central America Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices Market Outlook to 2017- Respiratory Devices, Respiratory Measurement Devices, Airway and Anesthesia Devices, Anesthesia Machines, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems, Pain Management Devices an 14South and Central America Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices Market Outlook to 2017- Respiratory Devices, Respiratory Measurement Devices, Airway and Anesthesia Devices, Anesthesia Machines, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems, Pain Management Devices an 15South and Central America Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices Market Outlook to 2017- Respiratory Devices, Respiratory Measurement Devices, Airway and Anesthesia Devices, Anesthesia Machines, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems, Pain Management Devices an 16Latin America Emerging Pharmaceutical Markets - Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela 2Latin America Emerging Pharmaceutical Markets - Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela 3
The Natural Selection family of specialty allografts are spinal allograft devices to eliminate the need for painful autograft harvesting....
... are unique corticocancellous allografts comprised of ... unique Dovetail geometry permitting a precise ... Allografts are processed from donor vertebral ... Specially designed instruments facilitate the insertion ...
Lumbar Allograft with Osteoactive advantage. Promotes bone formation and faster incorporation. Derived from the proven technology behind Grafton DBM. Maintains structural integrity and strength....
... Titanium Microdiscectomy System offers strength and ... The boss anteater titanium microdiscectomy system ... discs provides for less invasive procedures ... is designed to provide low profile, ...
Medicine Products: