Sydney Australia 1919 – Spanish Flu A (H3N2), and influenza B viruses are included in each year’s influenza vaccine. Getting a flu vaccine can protect against flu viruses that are the same or related to the viruses in the vaccine. Information about this season’s vaccine can be found at Preventing Seasonal Flu with Vaccination. The … Continue reading Influenza
As you know Influenza is widespread in Arizona as well as in most of the United States. What you may not know is that there are at least 2 different influenza A strains (H1N1 and H3N2) as well as more influenza B activity than usual. This is the most influenza that I have seen since I began practicing. … Continue reading Influenza – Update
Influenza is here. Get your flu shots now. Follow influenza activity as reported by the CDC. Also Strep, RSV, Croup are here!
This has been a busy week for pediatric news. Influenza is here. See the account of new cases of swine flu in the Mid West. Please check the link about Influenza basic information. You may have lots of questions about influenza and this is a good link to questions that you may have. The Influenza Pandemic of … Continue reading Influenza
We are seeing colds and Strep. Parents always ask how can they tell a minor cold from something more serious. You can not easily tell the difference. One child may have a minor cold and a sibling may have a more serious strep infection. Even a viral illness such as RSV and influenza can be … Continue reading Colds-Flu-Strep-RSV