Flu Shot Canada

Brace Yourselves, This Year's Flu Season Could Hit Early And Hard

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.13.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Summer is starting to seem like a distant memory. And the remains of your Thanksgiving turkey may not yet be boiling for soup stock.Still, p...

Is It Too Late To Get The Flu Shot?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

As news of flu vaccine shortages spreads throughout the country, Canadians who didn't get the vaccine might still be wondering, is it too late to get ...

21 Things You Need To Know About The Flu

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 11.04.2013 | Canada Living

The cold and flu season is bearing down quickly, and that means the annual flu shot is now available across Canada. So why is it that less than a thi...

Can A Flu Shot Protect Your Heart?

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 10.24.2013 | Canada Living

Getting a flu shot won't only help you ward off a case of the flu -- it may also reduce your risk of heart attack, a new study finds. While prior r...

Study Raises Red Flag On Flu Vaccine

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A new study sounds a cautionary note for work that is being done to try to develop vaccines to protect against all subtypes of influenza.The...

Put Mandatory Flu Shots For Health-Care Workers On Hold: Specialist

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Mandatory flu shots for health-care workers should be put on hold until there is a more effective influenza vaccine, a prominent infectious ...

How The Flu Shot Changes With Age

CBC | Posted 04.08.2013 | Canada Living

Our immune systems respond differently to flu vaccines as we age, a small U.S. study suggests. The body's antibodies are often compared t...

Where Can I Get A Free Flu Shot?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.10.2013 | Canada Living

Doctors are urging people get the flu shot as cases of the winter illness spike across Canada, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada. The...

Feds Release Flu Rescue

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - The federal government is drawing on the national stockpile of the flu drug Tamiflu to relieve a shortage in the country.The move comes as m...

5 Things You Need To Know About The Flu Shot

CBC | Posted 12.22.2012 | Canada Living

As flu vaccination campaigns get underway this flu season, provincial and territorial health ministers are promoting flu shots. "By getti...