New vaccines for HIV and seasonal flu are currently under development using the mRNA technique, along with vaccine therapies that could provide new treatments for cancer and other ailments.
"After reviewing death cases so far, it is not the time to suspend a flu vaccination program since vaccination is very crucial this year, considering ... the COVID-19 outbreak," Jeong Eun-Kyung, director of the KDCA, said during a briefing this week.
Of the total deaths reported following vaccination, 46 were believed to have no link to the flu shot, according to South Korean health officials.
Facebook removes another post from the president, citing the spread of COVID-19 misinformation.
Professor Niro Siriwardena at the University of Lincoln told Newsweek it is important that people at risk of flu complications get vaccinated.
There have been more than 13.3 million worldwide confirmed cases of COVID-19 during the current pandemic, and over 578,000 recorded deaths.
The study involved over 2,000 parents in the U.S..
This summer, don't complain about the humidity: it appears to help the lungs and immune system repel invading viruses and keep them from replicating.
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This season, medics have been struck by the predominance of a different strain of flu that can be particularly damaging to children—influenza B.
Flu season is already here, but that's no reason to skip this year's vaccine. It not only protects against the flu but also lessens the severity of the illness.
The vaccine is the "first and most important step in protecting against influenza and its potentially serious complications," according to the CDC.
The study provides more proof that children should be vaccinated against the virus, experts stressed.
There are simple, straightforward steps you can take to protect yourself and those around you.
Ten passengers who were admitted to a local hospital were diagnosed with influenza and will continue to be monitored.
Scientists believe men create more of a protein called amphiregulin which helps with healing.
Although the flu is common, sometimes it can be life-changing.
Her family has no idea how she contracted the incredibly rare disease.
Flu season may be winding down but it isn't over.
The teen's parents were told to let a viral infection "run its course."
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