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How quickly is the flu shot effective

Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Is It a Cold or a Sinus Infection? How Effective Is The Flu Shot In 2019? A H3N2 viruses—but that strand isn’t much of a concern, since it how quickly is the flu shot effective represents a small percentage of total viruses. Further, a review published in 2016 showed… Read More »

Health Canada to keep importing Kaleo’s epinephrine shot amid shortages

(Reuters) – The Canadian health regulator said on Friday it will keep importing U.S.-based Kaleo Inc’s epinephrine auto-injectors and expects adequate supply of the devices in the country over the coming months. Health Canada’s announcement comes after Pfizer Inc, that makes Mylan NV’s EpiPen, notified the regulator that a shortage of the 0.3 mg dose… Read More »

Should you get the flu shot? What to know about the 2018-19 flu season

Health professionals are urging citizens to get their flu shot. (iStock) Following last year’s flu season — the worst in decades, killing an estimated 80,000 Americans — health professionals have a strong warning for citizens as this year’s flu season arrives: get your flu shot. “The flu shot is incredibly important because it reduces your risk… Read More »