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  1. According to the CDC, in the US, deaths from influenza (flu) can hit up to 49,000 annually. As nurses, we all work really hard at preventing transmission of infections within the hospitals through diligence with hand washing, aseptic technique with I...
  2. Nurse Beth

    Flu Shot or Mask?

    Recently at the nurse's station at work, I was talking with Lisa. Lisa was wearing a surgical mask. To keep her job, she has to wear a mask until flu season is over because she declined to get a flu vaccination this year. I asked how it felt to wear ...
  3. Let's get it together folks. As health care professionals, we sound like the silly group of birds on the ice age. Remember the ones that are going "prepare for the ice age" and trying in vain to hide the last melon? How are we going to help our patie...
  4. Fearing a 'Twindemic,' Health Experts Push Urgently for Flu Shots Are you getting the Flu shot this year? Do you think the COVID-19 Pandemic will heighten during the Flu season?
  5. Influenza

    Just curious how many are seeing Flu A or B? Seems we are getting hit with a lot of Flu A, especially in K.
  6. Covid-19 should not be compared to seasonal InfluenzaIt’s normal to look at the CFR (case fatality rate) of seasonal influenza when considering Covid-19. After all, 20-45 million get “the flu” every year. The numbers vary depending on the year. Th...
  7. First, let me just go over some of the symptoms of the flu, and then we will get down to business on the controversy surrounding the push to create mandatory flu vaccines for healthcare workers: Sudden onset fever Headache Chills ...
  8. Ah....fall! That time of year where we start to prepare for Winter. Autumn brings leaves, pumpkins, and warm sweaters. Everyone heads outside for bonfires, football games, and trick-or-treating. Yet, lingering right around the corner is flu season. T...
  9. JVBT

    2020-2021 influenza vaccine

    Hello -- I am looking for information on this year's (2020-2021) influenza vaccine. I will go to the CDC web site, but I also wanted to check in with allnurses to hear from nurses on their own experiences and what they've learned as well as their tho...