flu

Immunization — Let’s Talk

As we approach the flu season, we are reminded of how every year at least a couple kids that are perfectly normal have a very bad outcome from a very common disease. As pediatricians, we learn about these cases on a regular basis. In fact, last year 140 children died of the flu. Fifty percent [Read more…]

IMPORTANT FLU VACCINE CHANGES FOR THIS YEAR

With this nice warm weather, it is difficult to think about colder weather and the flu. However, there are some big changes that are important for you to know. After evaluating its performance over the past few years, the CDC (Center for Disease Control) has decided that the nasal flu vaccine, known as flu mist, [Read more…]