Influenza vaccines, also known as flu shots, are vaccines that protect against
influenza. A new version of the vaccine is developed twice a year as the
influenza virus ... However, in most years (16...
Feb 24, 2016 ... Weeks of ongoing flu activity still ahead; CDC urges flu vaccination. ... At this time
, there are not enough data to estimate VE by age group, nor to ... With weeks to
go for the current flu season, VE estimates may change.
Dec 5, 2014 ... "In a typical year, the flu vaccine is effective at reducing illnesses caused by the
flu by about 60 percent. It's not 100 percent, it's about 60 ...
Dec 7, 2014 ... Another aspect of this is that it is likely that the H3N2 component of this year's flu
vaccine is still good enough to confer partial immunity to the ...
Jan 15, 2015 ... This year's flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It's only ... that make flu shots
and nasal spray vaccine enough time to make enough doses.
Sure enough, approximately 10 days later, my mother fell ill with a terrible flu and
was ... So, aided by researchers, vaccine manufacturers have to guess one year
in ... If vaccinations are really effective, then those who choose to get the flu shot ...
Mar 25, 2015 ... Recent headlines have claimed that this year's flu vaccine is only 3% ... A vaccine
that is 50% effective may not sound good enough – but it ...
Jan 15, 2015 ... Flu vaccines are only 23% effective this season -- bad news in a particularly ...
Flu shots normally prevent 60% to 65% of infections serious enough for ... This
year's influenza vaccines are less effective than usual, however, ...
Jul 10, 2016 ... A Canadian protocol now used globally reveals the flu shot doesn't ... Flu shot
protects better than last year, but not good enough, experts say.
Dec 4, 2014 ... This year's flu vaccine may not be strong enough to fend off the current strain of
influenza that's causing coughs and sore throats this season.