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Convenience is everything these days. This fall, Orland Township is making flu shot vaccinations easier to get than ever with its first ever drive-thru flu shot clinic, happening from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 4 at the Township, 14807 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park.
Autumn officially begins September 23rd, but we've already begun to see the changes in temperatures. So, before you get the sniffles, get proactive.
It's getting chilly, the leaves are starting to change and football is in season, that means it's time to get your flu shot. What you need to know about the 2014-2015 flu season CLEVELAND -- It's getting chilly, the leaves are starting to change and football is in season, that means it's time to get your flu shot.
"I do get the flu shot. I get the flu shot every year and, as a matter of fact, mine is scheduled for September 30th.
A local hospital is once again this year, hosting their flu shot clinic. On Thursday, October 16th, and Friday, October 17th, in the parking lot of Arthur W. Perdue Stadium at the intersection of Route 50 and Hobbs Road in Salisbury, Peninsula Regional Medical Center will hold its "Drive-Thru" Flu Clinic.
Eternity Healthcare Inc. , a medical device and diagnostic company with advanced technologies using the Needle-Free Injection system announced today that its competitor company, PharmaJet Inc., has received FDA clearance to use a Needle-Free Injection device to administer the influenza vaccine to the public. " PharmaJet Inc ., the developer of a needle-free injection technology to administer medications and vaccines to patients, and bioCSL Inc. , the maker of AFLURIA today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the PharmaJet Stratis 0.5mL Needle-Free Jet Injector for delivery of AFLURIA in individuals aged 18 to 64 years.
ContraFect Corporation , a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of protein therapeutics and antibody products for life-threatening, drug-resistant infectious diseases, announced that CF-404, its universal influenza treatment, received a $3.3 million, 3.5 year Advanced Technology Fast Track Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to fund its pre-clinical development. Trellis Bioscience, LLC, with which ContraFect collaborated to create and then in-licensed the universal influenza treatment, obtained the grant and Larry Kauvar, PhD, Trellis VP and Chief Scientific Officer, is the Principal Investigator on these studies.
Flu and cold season is already here! With this sudden respiratory flu already on the march, here are some tips to keep you and your kids safe and healthy. Nobody likes the flu -- especially not little ones to whom the illness can be much more serious than in the average adult.
With flu season around the corner, keep in mind some common sense tips that will help you stay healthy. A new weight-loss medication for the overweight and obese has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration.
The current Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, which has claimed more than 2000 lives, has highlighted the need for a deeper understanding of the molecular biology of the virus that could be critical in the development of vaccines or antiviral drugs to treat or prevent Ebola hemorrhagic fever. Now, a team at the University of Virginia , USA - under the leadership of Dr Dan Engel, a virologist, and Dr Zygmunt Derewenda, a structural biologist - has obtained the crystal structure of a key protein involved in Ebola virus replication, the C-terminal domain of the Zaire Ebola virus nucleoprotein [Dziubanska et al. .
Knox Co. Health Department offers flu vaccinations for schools The Knox County Health Department kicked off its School Influenza Flu Mist Program on Monday.
It's that time of year again -- cold and flu season. Get a refresher on how to avoid getting sick.
With flu season right around the corner and school activities kicking off, now is the time to protect yourself from this year's flu strain. All Price Chopper Pharmacies are now carrying the flu vaccine and Price Chopper's pharmacists can administer it -- with no appointment necessary -- for anyone over the age of 19. "This is the time that people should be looking to get the flu vaccination, not after flu activity peaks and you are at a high risk to get it," said Kathy Bryant, Price Chopper's vice president of pharmacy.
It is important to know not everyone who gets the flu has a fever. Schools recommend children stay home when sick.
Actor James Van Der Beek gets vaccinated with AstraZeneca's FluMist Quadrivalent, a needle-free influenza vaccine formulated as a spray. AstraZeneca is teaming up with actor James Van Der Beek on a new public awareness campaign unveiled Monday to educate people about the importance of annual flu vaccinations.
Everyone knows that the best way to avoid the flu is by getting an annual flu shot. But a trip to your physician every autumn for the vaccination can help you avoid much more than the dreaded flu bug.
I'm a Professor of Medicine, Computer Science, and Biostatistics in the Institute of Genetic Medicine at Johns Hopkins University's School of Medicine. Until mid-2011 I was Professor and Director of the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at the University of Maryland, College Park.
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