Flu vaccine during the COVID-19 pandemic: do or not

The flu season and vaccinations are already looming on the horizon, all against the backdrop of the still ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It is clear that the current flu season will be somewhat different. But people still need to get vaccinated. And right now it may be ...

Gone, but promised to return: what to expect from the influenza virus that disappeared during the COVID-19 pandemic

Extraordinary personal protective measures taken around the world in connection with the coronavirus pandemic have led to a sharp decrease in the incidence of common types of influenza, and two subtypes of viruses, according to experts, could disappear altogether, writes the BBC. To explain the disappearance mechanism ...

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the flu disappeared in the world: its return could be a disaster

In the middle of last year, some experts frightened humanity with the coming autumn-winter "tweendemia" - a double epidemic in which COVID-19 and influenza will combine, "Lifehacker" recalls. A really creepy scenario was presented: they say, in the fall, the number of hospitalizations will traditionally increase due to seasonal colds, and this will do without ...

Three Americans confirmed influenza and COVID-19 at the same time: how often does this happen

A California resident was diagnosed with both influenza and COVID-19. The patient has tested positive for both influenza and coronavirus, according to the Solano County Department of Health. How this is possible and how often it happens, NBC News found out. Double ...

A vaccine that partially protects against COVID-19 already exists

If you're still postponing your flu shot this year, here's another reason to get it quick. There is a chance that this vaccine could provide some protection against COVID-19, says virologist Robert Gallo, who runs the School of Medicine's Institute of Human Virology ...

The flu season is already beginning: why it is important to get vaccinated in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic

Every year about 35 people die from the flu in the United States, and more than 000 million are infected. And every year, American doctors urge all residents to be vaccinated against influenza, even 35-month-old babies. This is stated in the video "Voice of America". "We expect,…

Patient with influenza COVID-19 is not threatened: virologist spoke about the relationship of viruses and quarantine

Returning to the tough quarantine that was in the spring is a false path: when everyone is locked up, immunity is not acquired. If a person gets sick with the flu, he cannot get COVID-19 at the same time, but the flu should not be considered a salvation from COVID-19, writes Obozrevatel. Any new vaccine before ...

Hundreds of Massachusetts residents protest against influenza vaccinations

Demonstrators argued that getting the flu vaccine should be an option, not a duty, ABC News writes. Hundreds of people gathered on Sunday, August 30 to protest the new mandatory flu vaccination order for Massachusetts students, enacted in ...

Flu shots are already available in the USA: when is the best time to get vaccinated

It may be hard to think of any disease other than COVID-19 right now, but the annual flu is on the rise. And vaccinations against it are already available at most major pharmacies and doctor's offices across the country, writes Yahoo. On the Walgreens website, shoppers are encouraged ...

Swine flu: how Americans were vaccinated during a pandemic and how this experience is useful

In early 2009, a new H1N1 influenza virus, also known as "swine flu", emerged in Mexico, and in the middle the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a pandemic, Healthline recalls. By the end of April of that year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

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