Remembering the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

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Remembering the 1918 Influenza Pandemic Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 1918 influenza pandemic that swept the globe in what is still one of the deadliest disease outbreaks in recorded history.  … Read More

Comunidad al día, Influenza vaccine this season

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Comunidad al día, Influenza vaccine this season SADM #75 Nov/Dic 2017 Paula Thaqi, MD, Director, Florida Health Department for Broward County As winter flu season approaches, a new study shows that getting a flu shot “significantly reduced” the risk of children dying from influenza virus, according to the Centers for Read more ….

Are You at High Risk for Serious Illness from the Flu ?

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Are You at High Risk for Serious Illness from the Flu ? Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Some people are at high risk for serious flu complications, including young children, older people, pregnant women and people with certain health … Read More