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2012-01-05 15:44:34

Don't let the new year trick you into thinking that flu season is over. According to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine, flu season is just starting and those who have not yet been vaccinated should still do so. "There is still time to get vaccinated before flu season peaks in February," said Dr. Paul Glezen, professor of molecular virology and microbiology at BCM. Nasal spray Glezen recommends that healthy individuals between the ages of 2 and 49 get the influenza vaccine in...

2010-01-08 14:03:05

It's not too late to be vaccinated against the seasonal and H1N1 influenza viruses, say experts at Baylor College of Medicine. "The seasonal flu usually picks up a few weeks after school resumes from the winter holidays, so this is an important time to get vaccinated," said Dr. Paul Glezen, professor of molecular virology and microbiology at BCM. H3N2 variant Although the H1N1 virus was more prominent in the last few months, Glezen says that right now, H1N1 activity is slow. Experts are...

2009-08-28 12:16:51

While the vaccine for H1N1 (swine) influenza is in the works, parents should get their children vaccinated for the seasonal flu, said an expert at Baylor College of Medicine."It's logical to get this vaccine out of the way before the H1N1 vaccine is available since school children have the highest rate of spreading the seasonal influenza virus," said Dr. Paul Glezen, professor of molecular virology and microbiology at BCM.Because children are the most likely to introduce the virus into a...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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