Flu shots may be extra important this year

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Flu shots may be extra important this year

Postby Dragonbones » Mon Oct 07, 2019 13:56

Just a heads up -- Australia had the worst flu season on record, and that could mean bad flu seasons elsewhere soon, so make sure you get everyone vaccinated this time. :twocents:
https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/healt ... 8c7922cfce
https://www.health.com/cold-flu-sinus/a ... -season-US

The Taiwan government is importing quadrivalent i/o trivalent vaccines this time
https://www.cdc.gov.tw/En/Bulletin/Deta ... typeid=158

but they roll out a bit later than usual this year, in mid-November for school children I believe. My clinic told me Nov. 15 for our 3rd-grader, Dec. 8 for our 4-y.o., and Jan. 1 for us (adults), which I confirmed reading this:
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/ ... 2003720071
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