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Influenza season likely peaked in US; illness remains widespread

February 23, 2018

Q&A: Preventing, managing flu complications in patients with asthma

February 23, 2018
As the especially severe influenza season continues in the United States, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology stresses that individuals with asthma…

CDC recommendation of FluMist provides pediatric vaccination opportunities

February 22, 2018
On Wednesday, Feb. 21, the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted 12-2 in support of influenza vaccination using nasal spray for the 2018-2019…

New US flu vaccine likely to include different H3N2 component

February 22, 2018
Next season’s influenza vaccine will likely include a different H3N2 component. WHO recommended today that two components of the Northern Hemisphere’s…
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HIV/AIDS 1 Hour Update For Florida Health Professionals

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This is a 1 hour activity designed for home study by healthcare clinicians. Specifically, it meets the 1 hour HIV/AIDS…
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Early estimates show low flu vaccine effectiveness in US

February 15, 2018
Early estimates published by the CDC today show that the influenza vaccine has been only 36% effective overall in the…
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