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2012-03-08 11:59:16

Predictors of seasonal influenza vaccination among health-care workers in hospitals: A descriptive meta-analysis A belief that the seasonal flu jab really works is far more likely to sway healthcare professionals to get vaccinated than the potential to protect at risk patients from infection, finds research published in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Healthcare systems in many developed countries have struggled to persuade clinicians on the frontline to have the seasonal flu...

Last Flu Season Saw 115 Deaths In Children And Teens
2011-09-16 08:46:57

  Flu shots for children as young as six months old are being recommended by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “It´s vital that children get vaccinated,” Dr. Lyn Finelli, chief of the CDC´s Surveillance and Outbreak Response Team said in a statement to Reuters. Health officials claim that while childhood deaths from the flu are extremely rare, a current influenza vaccination would have likely saved the lives of these children. 115...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.