Did we learn any lessons from last year’s flu season? Why did fewer people choose to get a flu shot? How would you know if you have the flu? We have some answers from one of Maine’s top infectious disease specialists.
The Food and Drug Administration recently approved a new two-shot shingles vaccine for people 50 and older. Catching Health has an overview of shingles and some information about the new vaccine, which is called Shingrix
Why are college students at risk for mumps? How is it spread? What are the symptoms? I provide some answers on the WCSH6 Morning Report.
Are you up to date on your shots? Oh, you thought those were only for kids. They’re not, and a lot of adults haven’t had the shots they need to keep them from getting and spreading certain diseases. Vaccine preventable diseases Chicken pox Diphtheria Flu Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Human Papillomavirus Mumps Pneumococcus Rubella Shingles […]