I get so tired of people asking me whether I've gotten my flu shot when I'm puking. That's gastroenteritis, people!Read more »
My take on the discussion about compulsory participation in clinical trials for vaccines. What a terrible idea!Read more »
The research points up potentially conflicting policy outcomes. Annual flu vaccines are effective against seasonal flu, but could leave people more vulnerable to novel pandemics, says Bodewes, as induction of virus-specific killer T cells caused by childhood flu infection may reduce morbidity and mortality rates from pandemic influenza viruses.Read more »
Swedish researchers have discovered that oseltamivir (Tamiflu); an antiviral drug used to prevent and mitigate influenza infections is not removed or degraded during normal sewage treatment. Consequently, in countries where Tamiflu is used at a high frequency, there is a risk that its concentration in natural waters can reach levels where influenza viruses in nature will develop resistance to it.Read more »
A mother from Sydney, Australia has been forced to immunise her daughter by a Family court.Read more »
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