1. Flu deaths in Australia hit 300 as experts describe flu season as 'moderately bad'  7NEWS
  2. The 2019 flu shot isn't perfect – but it's still our best defence against influenza  The Conversation AU
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Influenza experts say Australia is experiencing a 'moderately bad' flu season, despite reaching 300 deaths.Influenza experts say Australia is experiencing a 'moderately bad' flu season, despite reaching 300 deaths.

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An Ottawa study shows no link between pregnant women receiving the H1N1 vaccine in 2009 and the health of their children in their first five years.An Ottawa study shows no link between pregnant women receiving the H1N1 vaccine in 2009 and the health of their children in their first five years.

About 300 people have died from the flu this year but experts believe Australia's "moderately bad" season has probably already hit its peak. The flu season st...About 300 people have died from the flu this year but experts believe Australia's "moderately bad" season has probably already hit its peak. The flu season st...

Flu deaths hit 300 as season 'passes peak' | The Star

Vaccination of pregnant women saves lives A paper published in The BMJ this week (doi:10.1136/bmj.l4151) provides new data on the long term safety of influenza vaccine for children exposed to the vaccine in utero.1 The study by Walsh and colleagues adds reassuring results to a complex problem. In line with public recommendations in most countries, official policy in England is that all pregnant women should be offered vaccination for influenza,2 but not even half of pregnant women in England were vaccinated in the 2017-18 flu season.3 Coverage is similar or even lower in Europe and the US.45 Why is this? The benefits of vaccination for pregnant women and their newborn infants are well documented.678 Influenza has rare but dangerous sequelae, and pregnant women are several times more vulnerable than other people to those sequelae.4 Evidence indicates that the risk of stillbirth is also increased with infection.9 Vaccinating pregnant women against influenza reduces the chance of infection and its feared complications. …

Flu vaccination in pregnancy | The BMJ

The flu vaccine is built on the strains expected to circulate in a given year. While the majority of strains circulating this year are matched in the vaccine, there's one strain we didn't predict.The flu vaccine is built on the strains expected to circulate in a given year. While the majority of strains circulating this year are matched in the vaccine, there's one strain we didn't predict.

The 2019 flu shot isn't perfect – but it's still our best defence against influenza

The 2019 flu shot isn't perfect – but it's still our best defence against influenza

About 300 people have died from the flu this year but experts believe Australia's "moderately bad" season has probably already hit its peak.The flu season...About 300 people have died from the flu this year but experts believe Australia's

Flu deaths hit 300 as season 'passes peak' | Daily Mail Online

There is no association between exposure to the 2009 H1N1 'swine flu' vaccine during pregnancy and health problems in early childhood, concludes a study from Canada published by The BMJ today.There is no association between exposure to the 2009 H1N1 'swine flu' vaccine during pregnancy and health problems in early childhood, concludes a study from Canada published by The BMJ today.

No link between flu vaccine in pregnancy and later health problems in children | EurekAlert! Science News

Parents given a handout with flu facts at their pediatrician’s office were significantly more likely to get their kids vaccinated before the end of flu season, Columbia pediatricians have found.Parents given a handout with flu facts at their pediatrician’s office were significantly more likely to get their kids vaccinated before the end of flu season, Columbia pediatricians have found.

Flu Fact Sheet for Parents Increases Vaccinations in Children | Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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The flu vaccine is built on the strains expected to circulate in a given year. While the majority of strains circulating this year are matched in the vaccine, there's one strain we didn't predict.The flu vaccine is built on the strains expected to circulate in a given year. While the majority of strains circulating this year are matched in the vaccine,...

The 2019 flu shot isn't perfect – but here's why it's still important | SBS News