Texas pharmacists want to keep their expanded vaccination capabilities

Texas pharmacists want to keep their expanded vaccination capabilities

Pharmacists in Texas want to be able to continue vaccinating as they have during the pandemic, but doctors do not support any permanent change to what has historically been best practice. In 2020, the Public Preparedness and Emergency Preparedness Act gave US certified pharmacists and pharmacy technicians the ability to vaccinate children ages 3 and … Read more

Seasonal flu cases surge due to post-Covid ‘revenge trips’, cold weather and kids going back to school, doctors say

Seasonal flu cases surge due to post-Covid ‘revenge trips’, cold weather and kids going back to school, doctors say

SINGAPORE — With flu season in full swing, a mother said her entire family of four came down with flu symptoms including high fever, vomiting and more after her school-going son fell ill on New Year’s Eve. Chinese (January 21). The 31-year-old customer service officer who identified herself simply as Siti was among three people … Read more

Northwest Arkansas and River Valley hospitals report steady decline in flu and covid-19 patients

Northwest Arkansas and River Valley hospitals report steady decline in flu and covid-19 patients

Flu and COVID-19 related illnesses and hospitalizations have been declining across the state in recent weeks, according to the Arkansas Department of Health. Hospitals in Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley are experiencing similar trends. Brooke Morgan, of the Washington Regional Medical Center, said the Fayetteville hospital is seeing fewer patients admitted for flu and … Read more

Public Health Update for the Spring Semester

Public Health Update for the Spring Semester

Dear UMass Amherst Community, We are excited to welcome everyone back to campus after winter break. Our campus public health preparations and protocols for the spring semester remain the same as our focus during the fall semester. Throughout the pandemic, the university’s policies and protocols are based on federal guidance from the CDC and the … Read more

RapidScreen Named Exclusive Reseller in Canada for PCR-Quality Check-IT and COVID-19 & Flu At-Home Molecular Tests from Lucira

RapidScreen Named Exclusive Reseller in Canada for PCR-Quality Check-IT and COVID-19 & Flu At-Home Molecular Tests from Lucira

fast screen logo SUDBURY, Ont. (PRWEB) February 2, 2023 RapidScreen Services Inc is a leading provider of health screening and technology services to the motion picture and television industry, as well as high availability and government enterprises. Today, the company announced that it is the exclusive Canadian distributor of the Lucira Check IT COVID-19 … Read more

symptoms and duration of seasonal influenza virus

symptoms and duration of seasonal influenza virus

spread of australian flu The current circulating flu has been called ‘Australian’ because it already spread in August in winter across the oceanic continent: now it has arrived in our country, immediately raising the incidence figures in the population. How do you get seasonal flu? Like all influenza viruses, Australian influenza is transmitted through the … Read more