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Delay's In Delivering High-Dose & Fluad

As it turns out, this year Fluzone High-Dose and Fluad will not be readily available until the end of October or early November. NMS is still accepting orders and will ship orders once vaccine is available.

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Sanofi Flu Vaccine Products Will be Delayed in Release by 3-4 Weeks

Due to the delays by the World Health Organization (WHO) in finalizing the strains to be utilized in the 2019 influenza vaccine, Sanofi has said there will be delays in releasing their flu vaccine this year by 3-4 weeks.

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Frequently Asked Flu Questions: 2019-2020 Influenza Season

Frequently Asked Flu Questions according to the CDC Website:

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How To Find The Right Flu Vaccine Distributor

Providing the best care possible for your patients should be the top priority of any medical practice or care facility. To do that, you need the right access to supplies and treatments, and that means finding the right providers and distributors. But how do you find the right flu vaccine distributor to keep your medical practice stocked up on necessary vaccines? Use these tips to find a flu vaccine distributor that's right for you.

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8 Ways Flu Vaccines Help Everyone

Every year, outbreaks of influenza pop up around the world. In the best case scenario for people who contract it, they feel terrible for a few days and have to take time off of work or school. In more serious cases, they are sent to a hospital and more than a few will die. So why are flu vaccines so important?

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Is Your Family Ready To Tackle Common Colds And Flus?

Getting sick is, unfortunately, a common part of life that many people have to deal with, especially families. Kids get sick shockingly often; approximately 22 million school days are lost annually in the United States because of the common cold. When kids get sick, so do the parents who have to take care of them, causing even more problems. However, there are a few easy ways to keep your family safe from common illnesses; while they aren't foolproof, they'll certainly set you up for better health and a lower chance of catching a cold or flu going around.

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3 Options for Flu Vaccines

Every year, complications resulting from the flu hospitalize an average of 200,000 people in the United States. Beginning 24 hours before symptoms appear, to seven days after becoming clearly ill, adults having the flu virus can transmit it to others.

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Why Not Vaccinating Your Children Is Dangerous

In recent years, more and more parents have been choosing to skip on vaccinating their children entirely or spreading vaccinations out over an extended period of time. This growing trend, however, is actually surprisingly dangerous for both your children as well as the health of the general public. Here's why keeping your kids from getting their flu vaccines and other vaccinations on time could be putting their health and the health of others at risk.

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How Colds And Flu Cause More Than Just Health Problems

It's no secret that colds and flu can be a nuisance on a regular basis. Being sick is, obviously, uncomfortable and unpleasant for both the person who's ill as well as the people that have to take care of them. However, common illnesses like the cold and flu are more damaging than you might think, and in ways you might not necessarily think about. Here are just a few ways in which common illnesses like the cold and the flu can cause problems outside of general health concerns.

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Simple Tips To Help Patients Avoid The Flu

The flu is one of the most common illnesses in today's society, hospitalizing hundreds of thousands of people every year with complications. While most people don't think of this common health problem as particularly threatening, it can be dangerous for many, particularly those with compromised immune systems. Keeping the general population safe from the flu is important, so be sure to pass these tips for combating the flu onto your patients.

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Vaccines 101: Debunking Common Vaccination Myths

A wide variety of misconceptions and myths exist today about vaccinations, largely perpetuated by anti-vaccination supporters. However, not only are the majority of these myths false, they have the potential to cause harm by keeping people from getting much-needed treatment, like flu vaccines and other preventive care. Read on to see these commonly held myths about vaccinations that many of your patients might have so you can correct these misunderstandings.

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Flu Vaccines 101: How Do Flu Vaccines Work?

It's fairly common knowledge that it's important to get your flu vaccine in time for flu season to keep yourself and those around you healthy. But what happens once you've gotten a vaccine? How does your body process a flu vaccine? Read on to learn more about how flu vaccines work to keep you healthy.

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Common Illnesses Present Public Dangers

When most people nowadays get a small cold or flu symptoms, it's easy to brush them off as not being a serious matter. With the number of people vaccinated in today's world, many once serious illnesses no longer pose a threat, or those that do cause symptoms are usually recovered from fairly quickly. However, were it not for the role of flu vaccines and flu vaccine distributors, these illnesses would pose very real dangers to a large percentage of the population.

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The Importance Of Vaccines For Public Health

As the anti-vaccination movement continues across America and the world at large, it's important to remember exactly why vaccination is so essential and important. Many people try to argue that vaccines don't matter, or that the risks outweigh the rewards; however, this couldn't be farther from the truth. Read on to learn more about why good vaccination practices are vital for public health and an absolute must for modern medicine.

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Flu Season? Time for the Flublok Vaccine

Even if we are in great health, we all need to protect ourselves in every way possible. The saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is so true, especially when thinking about how to protect ourselves against the flu.

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Why It's Essential To Have Specific Flu Vaccines For Seniors

Many flu vaccines and other types of preventative vaccines are available in several forms, but one variety of vaccine that is often seen is a specific formulation for elders. This is the case with many more common flu vaccine types: the Fluzone vaccine's high-dose variant, the FLUAD vaccine, and more. But why do seniors require flu vaccines for seniors exclusively? What about the composition of these vaccines is different that makes them specially designed for an elderly population?

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How Needle-Free Vaccinations Can Help Improve Public Health

Needle-free vaccinations could be the key to ensuring more young children receive their necessary inoculations, improving global public health overall. Already used for vaccinations protecting against certain disease types, this delivery method for medication could make a drastic difference in health for children worldwide.

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The Difference Between Egg-Based and Cell-Based Flu Vaccines

‘Cell-based’ and ‘egg-based’ refers to how the flu vaccine is made. The traditional way of producing inactivated influenza vaccines is by growing influenza viruses in hens’ eggs (egg-based). When producing the cell-based vaccine, the influenza viruses are grown in cultured cells of mammalian origin in lieu of hens’ eggs.

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Availability of Pre-Filled Syringes for the 2018-19 Season

NMS has recently learned that Seqirus will be delayed in releasing pre-filled syringes for both Afluria and Flucelvax this season. We are being told to expect to see Afluria syringes available around the week of October 15th and Flucelvax syringes may be delayed until November.

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Maximizing Use of Multidose Vials

There are 10 doses in each multidose vial. To help ensure that you’re able to retrieve all 10 doses, we’ve outlined a few tips below.

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