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Stop using nasal flu vaccine

In a stop-the-presses media blast, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee has voted to stop the use of the live attenuated influenza  (nasal flu) vaccine for this 2016-2017 flu season.   The recommendations state that “no live attenuated … Continue reading

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Flu vaccines are in at my office!

I frequently hear from my patients “I don’t get the flu” or  “The flu shot gave me the flu.”  I am armed with some CDC updates which, hopefully, will debunk some myths. The “flu” is a respiratory virus which causes … Continue reading

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