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The COVID vaccine was developed in record time thanks to mRNA. Pfizer's CEO says the technology should now be used on other viral diseases like the flu.

The Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. Dado Ruvic/Reuters Dado Ruvic/Reuters Covid-19 vaccine forwarded vaccine science years, Pfizer's CEO said, and now it's time to use advances for other viral diseases, such as the flu. "We'll be able to provide medical solutions for other devastating diseases," the CEO said. The Pfizer BioNTech vaccine used a new method with messenger RNA to initiate the immune response. Moderna's vaccine also used mRNA. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Co...
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Free Drive-Thru Flu Vaccine Clinic Happening At Sleep Train Arena On Saturday

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sleep Train Arena – at least, its parking lot – is being reawakened for one more thing: a free drive-thru flu vaccination clinic. The old home of the Sacramento Kings had been repurposed earlier this year as a surge hospital as local leaders braced for the coronavirus pandemic. There will be free flu vaccination clinics on 11/3, 2 – 6 p.m. at Cordova High School; 11/4, 2 – 6 p.m. at Courtland Fire District; and 11/7, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Sleep Train Arena (Drive Thru). Learn...
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Study: 1 In 3 Parents Won’t Get Flu Shots For Their Child During Covid-19

(CNN) — One-third of American parents have no plans to get their children vaccinated for the flu this year, according to the National Poll on Children’s Health released Monday, despite the very real possibility their child could also catch the deadly Covid-19. In addition, two-thirds of parents don’t believe getting a flu shot for their child is more important this year, despite advice to the contrary from major government organizations and pediatricians. “Children younger than 5 years old — esp...
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This Year's Flu Shot Can Cut Your Chances of Catching the Virus in Half

If you haven’t gotten your flu shot yet, there’s still time to do it. Now we also know how effective it’s likely to be.Read more...
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Stanford researchers have taken us one step closer to a universal flu vaccine

Do you hate getting a yearly flu jab? Researchers from Stanford University may have just made a breakthrough in their quest to develop a one-shot universal flu vaccine. Here's how it works. The post Stanford researchers have taken us one step closer to a universal flu vaccine appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Immune cell discovery takes us one step closer to a universal flu vaccine

A group of international researchers have made a discovery which could take us one step closer to the universal, one-shot flu vaccine that people around the world have been dreaming of. The post Immune cell discovery takes us one step closer to a universal flu vaccine appeared first on Digital Trends.
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CDC Report Offers New Insights Into Last Winter's Historically Deadly Flu

Last year’s flu season was one of the worst ones we’ve seen in decades, with nearly 80,000 flu-related deaths and the highest hospitalization rate for the virus in modern history. But new estimations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are giving us an even clearer idea of just how bad last…Read more...
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People Still Weird About the Flu Shot

While the flu is no picnic for anyone, it can be especially risky and sometimes deadly for young children. But a new survey suggests many people still avoid the flu shot because of misconceptions about how it works, including that the vaccine actually can give you the flu.Read more...
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Bright Cellars, AmFam, Coinigy & More: This Week’s WI Watchlist

Stay current on news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines: —Bright Cellars, a monthly wine club that seeks to help its subscribers develop more sophisticated palates, said it raised a $2.8 million funding round. Participating investors included Chicago-based Cleveland Avenue, Northwestern Mutual’s Cream City Venture Capital fund, and return backer CSA Partners. Richard Yau, the Milwaukee startup’s co-founder and CEO, said in a news release that his team plans ...
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Bill Gates Says Trump Asked If He Wanted to Be White House Science Adviser

It’s taken the Trump administration more time to name a White House Science Adviser than any administration in modern history. This could lead you to believe that Trump doesn’t care about science, but maybe he was just waiting for the right candidate to come along. Someone like Bill Gates, for instance.Read more...
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Did President Donald Trump Get the Flu Shot?

Some public health experts are hopeful that he will—and that he'll talk about it
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The Flu Shot Is Not Just About You

Getting a flu vaccine keeps the people around you healthy too
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FluGen, Startup Developing Universal Flu Vaccine, Raises $5.5M

FluGen, an early-stage company developing vaccine candidates designed to protect against multiple types of influenza, has raised $5.5 million in debt financing. Twenty-five investors participated in the funding round, according to an SEC filing. Madison, WI-based FluGen has now raised more than $27 million from investors since launching in 2007. In July 2016, FluGen initiated a Phase 1a clinical trial of its experimental universal influenza vaccine, known as RedeeFlu. The purpose of the s...
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Flu still spreading, vaccine recommended

by Claudia Boyd-Barrett posted in Mom Stories If you or your children still have not gotten a flu vaccine, now’s a good time to get one. The flu virus is spreading in 40 states and Puerto Rico, and has been associated with 15 child deaths, according to the most recent report from the Centers for... Read more » Want to get the full story? Click on the headline above. And thanks for reading the BabyCenter Blog.
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Your Dog May Soon Get the Flu Vaccine Too

Canine influenza has similar symptoms to the human flu
Tags: News, Animals, Uncategorized, Research, Vaccine, Influenza, Flu Vaccine, Dog Health

5 top news stories for parents in 2016

by Claudia Boyd-Barrett posted in Mom Stories It’s been a momentous year for new and expectant parents, from scary stories about Zika to groundbreaking changes in parenting advice. Here are 5 of the biggest developments from 2016: 1. New infant sleep guidelines The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) updated its long-standing advice to parents... Want to get the full story? Click on the headline above. And thanks for reading the BabyCenter Blog.
Tags: Parenting, Flu Vaccine, 2016, Screen Time, Zika, American Academy of Pediatrics AAP, Safe Sleep, Claudia Boyd Barrett, Boyd-barrett

Don’t Let These Myths Scare You Away From a Flu Shot

Flu shots work, and are a smart way to reduce the chances that you’ll end up sick this winter. But that’s not the impression you might get if you listen to the rumor mill. Flu shot myths abound, and it’s time to put the biggest ones to rest.Read more...
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Nasal spray flu vaccine doesn’t work, panel rules

by Claudia Boyd-Barrett posted in Mom Stories Bad news if your child doesn't like flu shots: The alternative – a nasal-spray flu vaccine– is ineffective, federal data shows, and likely won’t be available next season. This week, an expert advisory panel to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended against using the... Want to get the full story? Click on the headline above. And thanks for reading the BabyCenter Blog.
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Nasal Flu Spray Doesn’t Work Against the Flu: CDC

Data shows the nasal spray offered barely any protection against the flu
Tags: Cdc, Uncategorized, Public Health, Flu, Vaccine, Flu Shot, Flu Vaccine

Why scientists, not journalists, are bad for your health

Shocking and exaggerated claims made by some scientists in a desperate bid for research funds and academic glory are fuelling health scare stories. [Author: Max Pemberton] [Link to media]
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