Tag: flu

  • How Effective Are Flu Vaccines?

    How Effective Are Flu Vaccines?

    November 7, 2017 — The flu vaccine was only 48% effective during the 2015-2016 winter flu season, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The...

  • Below is a list of ingredients you might find in a flu vaccine.

    What Ingredients Are in a Flu Shot?

    There are many options when you get a flu shot, so it is a good idea to be familiar with the ingredients. You can choose vaccines with live or inactivated...

  • Side Effects of Influenza Vaccines

    Flu (Influenza) Vaccine Side Effects

    Flu shots do not usually cause severe side effects, but patients should seek medical attention for any unusual conditions. The severe side effects include high fever, behavior changes, allergic reaction,...

  • Fluzone Flu Shot

    Fluzone Vaccine

    Fluzone is a flu shot that comes in High-Dose, Intradermal, Trivalent, and Quadrivalent versions just for adults over 65. What is Fluzone? Fluzone is an immunization against influenza (“the flu”)...