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Flu Shot Only 10% Effective Against H3N2 This Year

Flu Shot Only 10% Effective Against H3N2 This Year

Doctors are predicting a severe flu season in the U.S. after studies found that this year's flu shot was only 10% effective against influenza A (H3N2) and Australia suffered record-high numbers of flu illnesses.

/ December 7, 2017
Diabetes and the Flu

The Flu and Diabetes: A Dangerous Combination

Flu season is here in the United States, and over 30 million Americans with type-1 or type-2 diabetes are at an increased risk of complications.

/ November 15, 2017
Bad Flu Season in Australia has U.S. Officials Worried

Bad Flu Season in Australia has U.S. Officials Worried

Health officials in the United States are worried about the upcoming flu season after Australia suffered a particularly bad flu season involving severe H3N2 illnesses and poorly-performing shots.

/ September 29, 2017