Public health officials in Australia stated that there were above-average hospitalizations and deaths from the flu. It can cause mild to severe illness.
Despite the Australian findings, urgent care clinics KWCH spoke with said they haven't seen too many people with the flu yet. He stated that the United States could have a bad flu season. Sometimes patients may be exposed to the flu or other virus before receiving the vaccine, which can take up to two weeks to become fully effective.
The annual flu vaccine development process begins several months before each flu season.
For many, the flu vaccine is covered under some form of insurance or through Medicare Part B - and often with no out-of-pocket cost. The vaccine may not be a flawless match to the flu strains circulating, but people who get it generally have less severe flu symptoms, even if they still get sick.
Quadrivalent vaccine These flu vaccines protect against four strains of influenza-two strains of influenza A and two strains of influenza B. Including a second strain of influenza B provides broader protection.
While it's definitely good to be aware of the potentially rough flu season, Dr. Fauci stresses that there is no need to go full-on hazmat suit.
Though researchers are working hard behind the scenes to develop more effective vaccines, you should still aim to be proactive about your health.
FACT: Simply put, the flu vaccine is the best protection you can get.
"The vaccine is still the best bet we have, the best tool we have", Poursina says.
If you do end up getting the flu, doctors we spoke to suggest taking Tamiflu or Relenza; both can shorten the time that you're sick. You should also wash your hands, and be careful of items like door knobs and sell phones which collect bacteria.
Elizabeth Scott and her son, Anderson, get a flu shot every year, but she knows that it's not always helpful. It may prevent those around you from getting sick.
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