CDC: this season's flu vaccine only 23% effective

January 16, 2015 4:13 PM

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CDC: this season's flu vaccine only 23% effective

As a result, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urge all individuals at high risk of flu-related complications to seek treatment as early as possible if any symptoms of influenza are identified.

"Physicians should be aware that all hospitalized patients and all outpatients at high risk for serious complications should be treated as soon as possible with one of three available influenza antiviral medications if influenza is suspected, regardless of a patient's vaccination status and without ...

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