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By Shefali Luthra, The 19th
The increase in early vaccination may be due to fresh memories of how bad last winter was, but other factors may also be at play.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
Researchers now think they’re on the path to universal flu protection. The source of their new defense: llamas.
By Vicky Stein
The sole influenza vaccine made in cell culture in the United States may have worked about 20 percent better this flu season than the standard vaccines made in eggs, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said Thursday.
The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that's causing most illnesses.
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
By Megan Thompson
These families are speaking out about the importance of a universal flu vaccine and spreading awareness about the current flu shot.
The World Health Organization recommended that flu vaccine manufacturers swap out a component based on one flu virus with an updated version.
Are flu shots worth the bother? Influenza vaccine experts to break down what we’ve learned lately about the remedies.
By Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Give flu vaccine another chance: This year's version got a recipe change that should make it more effective after last winter's misery from a nasty surprise strain of virus.
Throughout the nation, concern over a possible H1N1 vaccine shortage is causing chaos at hospitals. Betty Ann Bower visits a clinic in Maryland for more.
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