Posts Tagged ‘influenza’

#VaxWithMe at free flu shot drive on October 19

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On Friday, October 19, the USF College of Public Health hosts its annual Free Flu Shot Drive.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that everyone ages 6 months and older get a seasonal flu vaccine annually to reduce the risk of illness, including hospitalization.   This is the 22nd year of the college’s flu shot […]

Dr. Jill Roberts examines fatal case of influenza and Staphylococcus co-infection [VIDEO]

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National Influenza Vaccination Week is Dec. 6-12 Getting vaccinated against the flu saves lives, according to USF College of Public Health researcher Dr. Jill Roberts, assistant professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. Roberts examined the fatal case of a healthy 30-year-old woman who died of a co-infection of influenza and MSSA, also […]