Flu Vaccination

Seniors Need To Take Special Care During Flu Season

Dr. David Williams | Posted 11.17.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. David Williams

It has been recognized for many years that people 65 years and older are at greater risk of serious complications from the flu compared with young, healthy adults because our immune defenses become weaker with age. While flu seasons can vary in severity, during most seasons, people 65 years and older bear the greatest burden of severe flu disease.

The Best Time Of Day To Get The Flu Shot

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 04.27.2016 | Canada Living

Flu vaccinations are more effective when given in the morning, according to a new British study. The researchers found that patients' immune systems w...

There's A New Flu Shot And You Should Get It

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 10.02.2015 | Canada Living

This year's vaccine covers four different strains.

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 ...

Does The Flu Vaccine Actually Work?

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Canadians who got a flu shot this year may have cut in half their risk of getting sick enough from flu to require medical care, new data sug...