The CDC came out with a press release last week which expressed the fear that the US was destined to face a severe season of influenza in the upcoming few months. It is still early on in the influenza season and the disease activity is low in the US at this point of time, but … Continue reading Severe Flu Season in the US: Too early to call for antivirals?
There is a lot of interest being stirred up by the news of deaths following administration of the Fluad influenza vaccine in Italy. According to news sites, the premier medical agency in Italy, AIFA, has declared that there have been 13 deaths which have been associated with the administration of the vaccine. An investigation has been … Continue reading Influenza Vaccine Deaths in Italy: Association/Correlation versus Causation
Four new vaccines are being added to the arsenal of vaccines in India’s Universal Immunization Program. These include: Rubella, Rotavirus, Injectable Polio and Japanese Encephalitis for adults. This declaration was made on the Press Information Bureau website on the 3rd of July. Rubella: Although this was being administered as a part of the Measles-Mumps-Rubella vaccine, … Continue reading New Vaccines in India’s Universal Immunization Program