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New flu and COVID vaccines are available for everyone, and RSV vaccines for people 60 and older.
Many nursing homes will not begin inoculations until well into October or even November.
Who should get flu, COVID and RSV vaccines—and when?
Researchers are working on vaccines that will target multiple flu or coronavirus strains.
Experimental flu vaccine, designed to elicit immunity against a broad range of influenza viruses, performed well in a small trial.
Data suggest skepticism and misinformation surrounding COVID vaccines now threatens other public health priorities.
Vaccines are tested for safety, but like all medical products, they can sometimes cause side effects.
A single vaccine dose delivered to nose aims to protect children and adults against COVID.
A vaccine using mRNA technology induced an immune response in mice and ferrets against 20 different types of influenza.
Children and seniors are particularly vulnerable to respiratory illnesses.
Get a COVID booster, especially if you’re older or your immune system is compromised, and don’t forget the flu shot.
These three respiratory illnesses—and others—share many of the same symptoms.
Influenza is a serious illness that can cause death, and the vaccine is the best way to avoid getting the flu.
The technology used in COVID-19 vaccines may also be used to prevent other viral infections and to treat cancer and multiple sclerosis.
A flu shot can save lives and conserve medical resources for those fighting the coronavirus.
Individuals who receive at least one flu shot are 17% less likely to develop this neurodegenerative disease.
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