This year's flu vaccine is only 10 percent effective

This year's flu vaccine is only 10 percent effective

Australia had a really bad flu season, Fauci said, and they used a similar vaccine to what has been released in the United States this flu season.

For every vaccination administered at your local Walgreens pharmacy, Walgreens will donate the value of a lifesaving vaccine to people in developing countries as part of our Get a Shot, Give a Shot campaign with the UN Foundation, which has provided more than 20 million polio and measles vaccines.

"I think it's a good idea to be proactive, get the immunization, and then if you get the flu you're going to have to deal with it", said Dr. Czwalina. It may prevent those around you from getting sick.

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Tis the season - the flu season. Current vaccines are developed based on the previous year's flu strain, which creates a high chance of a mismatch. Their vaccine was only ten percent effective.

North Carolina has already had 3 flu-related deaths.

Quadrivalent vaccine These flu vaccines protect against four strains of influenza-two strains of influenza A and two strains of influenza B. Including a second strain of influenza B provides broader protection.

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FACT: Simply put, the flu vaccine is the best protection you can get. The viral pieces used in these vaccines are not living organisms but genetically engineered proteins that can be grown and propagated in bacteria, making the use of eggs unnecessary. At this time last season, 37 had to be hospitalized for the flu. "Increasing the number of people who receive a flu shot also helps those around them stay healthy, including seniors, young children, pregnant women and people with certain health conditions that make them more vulnerable to serious flu complications". Because flu viruses are always changing-it's important to get the flu vaccine as soon as possible. The influenza A virus was the most common flu strain.

Hare sums up what doctors around the world say; It " s better to get a flu shot than not.

If you do end up getting the flu, doctors we spoke to suggest taking Tamiflu or Relenza; both can shorten the time that you're sick.

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"Just because it was the predominant strain in Australia six months ago doesn't mean it will be the predominant strain here", Dr. Charles Bregier, with Novant Health, said.

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