Flu Season

Masked For Life? Flu Down 99 Percent In New Jersey, Experts Say Masks Should Stay
Masked For Life? Flu Down 99 Percent In New Jersey, Experts Say Masks Should Stay
This year the flu was down 99%. October through May is pretty much what we consider flu season and if there is one silver lining in this whole COVID chapter it is that we basically did not have a flu season this year. New Jersey epidemiologists have been tossing the suggestion out there of wearing masks going forward for every flu season even after COVID is in the rear view mirror.
Flu season in NJ downgraded
The latest Centers for Disease Control Influenza map show flu-like illness in New Jersey has been downgraded from widespread to moderate, but state health officials don't think this means that flu season has necessarily peaked.
Have You Gotten The New Smaller Needle Flu Shot?
Have You Gotten The New Smaller Needle Flu Shot?
On a routine visit to my doctor's office about two weeks ago, I figured it wouldn't be a bad idea to get a flu shot while I was there. It turns out that my doctor's office is one of a number of offices offering the "intradermal flu shot", which has the benefits of a smaller needle and less of the actual medication needed. But, in my experience, I might actually prefer the old method. Rea

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