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How Does Fluzone High-Dose Differ from Other Flu Vaccines?

Fluzone High-Dose is an injected flu vaccine formulated for people age 65 years and older. Like other flu vaccines, Fluzone High-Dose is made up of the three flu strains most likely to cause the flu during the upcoming season. The high-dose vaccine, however, contains four times as much flu virus [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mitos y cuentos sobre la influenza: experto de Mayo Clinic disipa cinco malentendidos comunes sobre la gripe fuerte

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 15 de febrero de 2013.  Al parecer uno no puede ir a ningún lado estos días sin escuchar "la gripe esto y la gripe aquello". Desgraciadamente, el brote de influenza de esta temporada es uno de los peores en años; y no es solamente el virus de [...]

Created by Emily Hiatt

ARDS: A Potentially Deadly Complication Of Influenza (pkg) This is a story of beating the odds. It’s about a man who developed a potentially deadly complication of influenza called acute respiratory distress syndrome, or ARDS. He ended up in a medically induced coma on a respirator in an intensive care unit – a situation from which many [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Influenza is Spreading Across the United States

Journalists: Mayo experts are available for interviews. Contact  507-284-5005 or According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) most of the country is now experiencing high levels of influenza-like-illness.  Mayo Clinic specialists are offering advice and dispelling some misconceptions about the influenza to help people stay healthy. Here are some tips for avoiding illness: Wash [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

CDC Shutdown: Mayo Clinic Expert Explains What it Means for This Flu Season — and the Next

Federal budget furloughs put work on flu vaccines for 2014-15 'behind the curve' ROCHESTER, Minn. — Oct. 10, 2013 — Flu season is under way, but how many Americans have been hit so far, how badly, and which influenza bugs are to blame is unclear. That information is important to prevent and manage outbreaks, and [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

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