RSV emerges in early 2022, but seems to back off early

RSV emerges in early 2022, but seems to back off early

An earlier-than-expected spate of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) cases this fall strained healthcare resources across the country, raising concerns about the availability of hospital beds for the remainder of the cold and flu season. of winter. However, in mid-winter, when RSV cases typically peak, experts say the spread of the virus appeared to be slowing. … Read more

Is it too late to get a flu shot? Flu season, free shots

Is it too late to get a flu shot?  Flu season, free shots

Robin Deal, a retired registered nurse, left, prepares to give Cheyenne Cravencrozier a flu shot at Rex Wellness Center of Cary on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. travis long tlong@newsobserver.com Flu season is far from over. And with a few months left in this sick season, doctors encourage everyone to get vaccinated as soon as they … Read more

Is it too late to get a flu shot? Flu season, free shots

Is it too late to get a flu shot?  Flu season, free shots

Robin Deal, a retired registered nurse, left, prepares to give Cheyenne Cravencrozier a flu shot at Rex Wellness Center of Cary on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. travis long tlong@newsobserver.com Flu season is far from over. And with a few months left in this sick season, doctors encourage everyone to get vaccinated as soon as they … Read more

Pandemic Restrictions Linked to Early Start of Winter Flu Season in Europe

Pandemic Restrictions Linked to Early Start of Winter Flu Season in Europe

Movement restrictions led to a larger pool of susceptible people Health officials have warned of ‘tripledemia’ Data shows a peak of infections in November LONDON, Dec 30 (Reuters) – Pandemic restrictions that hampered the circulation of viruses other than COVID-19 may be behind Europe’s unusually early rise in respiratory infections this winter that could last … Read more

Flu, COVID and RSV wreak havoc ahead of holiday travel

Flu, COVID and RSV wreak havoc ahead of holiday travel

Hospitals across the country are reaching capacity as cases of the flu, COVID-19 and respiratory syncytial virus surge into the millions. The spread of COVID-19 has increased by more than 35% in the last two weeks. million cases, and experts say this flu season is dramatically outpacing last year’s. Nationwide over the past 10 weeks, … Read more

‘I don’t trust that’: Vaccine hesitancy persists even as China’s COVID cases rise

‘I don’t trust that’: Vaccine hesitancy persists even as China’s COVID cases rise

SHENZHEN, China, Dec 19 (Reuters) – Headhunter Candice knows that the COVID-19 infections plaguing Beijing and much of China will soon affect her home city of Shenzhen, but she would prefer to face them without a vaccine booster , saying that he fears possible side effects. More than the virus The 28-year-old took two doses … Read more

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness During the 2021-2022 Influenza Season in the United States

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness During the 2021-2022 Influenza Season in the United States

In a recent article published in Clinical Infectious DiseasesInvestigators estimated the effectiveness of the influenza (VE) vaccine in patients ≥6 months of age seeking outpatient care for acute respiratory illness (ARI) due to influenza A(H3N2) virus between October 2021 and April 2022 in the United States (USA). To study: Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Against Influenza A(H3N2)-Related … Read more

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness During the 2021-2022 Influenza Season in the United States

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness During the 2021-2022 Influenza Season in the United States

In a recent article published in Clinical Infectious DiseasesInvestigators estimated the effectiveness of the influenza (VE) vaccine in patients ≥6 months of age seeking outpatient care for acute respiratory illness (ARI) due to influenza A(H3N2) virus between October 2021 and April 2022 in the United States (USA). To study: Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Against Influenza A(H3N2)-Related … Read more

California Hits High Flu Category, West Coast First

California Hits High Flu Category, West Coast First

California Hits High Flu Category, West Coast First, CDC Says ‘Getting a flu shot as soon as possible is highly recommended for everyone’ Updated: 5:26 pm PST Nov 13, 2022 hide transcript Show Transcript >> AN AGGRESSIVE JUMP IN THE FLU ACROSS CALIFORNIA. ACCORDING TO THE CDC, IN JUST TWO WEEKS, THE CASE RATE HAS … Read more