Symptoms of the flu include fever, headaches, lack of appetite, coughing, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, sore throat and a runny nose.
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Now that the holiday's are over, it's easier to control the environment you're in to protect yourself from contracting the flu.
We're finally starting to see those cold Wabash Valley temps and with it, comes the prime breeding grounds for the flu virus. Randy Bergen, a pediatric infectious disease specialist for Kaiser Permanente Northern California.
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People under doctors care for chronic medical conditions and children aged under three should get a prescription for flu immunisation from their private physician.
Flu can be very contagious.
H3N2 was the most common strain seen in Australia and the vaccine used there has a similar composition to the one being now used in the U.S. In previous years, the effectiveness rates of flu shots has been between 40 to 60 percent.
Both influenza A and B cause similar symptoms and are treated the same.
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CDC Deputy Director-General Philip Lo (羅一鈞) said the funding for the policy would be provided by the Paujar Charity Foundation and would be donated in yearly batches from next year to 2028, helping the government provide better protection for infants older than 12 months. However, people with life-threatening allergies to the flu vaccine or its ingredients (which include gelatin, antibiotics, or other ingredients) can not or may require a different strain of the shot. "But it still means it's too early to tell how bad it's going to be, or how well the vaccine is going to work", McGeer said. It's a pretty simple fix; get your flu vaccine.
"Even though it's best to get vaccinated as soon as the flu vaccine is available, getting the vaccine later can still be helpful", Miller stated. The vaccine also may reduce the severity of symptoms should you get the flu, he said. It typically takes two weeks for the body's immune system to fully protect itself after getting vaccinated, so it's possible to come down with the flu in that period of time.
"It is not a cure", Bergen said.
Washing hands is another highly recommended line of defense, as well as staying well rested and eating a healthy diet. The flu virus spreads when someone with influenza coughs, sneezes, or talks.
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