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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.
Flu vaccinations are more effective when given in the morning, according to a new British study. The researchers found that patients' immune systems were capable of producing more antibodies in respon...
This year's vaccine covers four different strains.
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 the flu shot? Although Nova Scotia has declined or...
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 suggests."It seems that this vaccine is cutting your...