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5 Telltale Signs You have the Flu
Flu signs

Think you have the flu or influenza? For some people It can be difficult to tell if it is indeed influenza and not the common cold. Knowing how to identify flu symptoms is crucial in the early treatment and prevention of unwanted flu complications.

 

Individual symptoms vary, but most people infected with the flu virus often have similar complaints. Keep in mind that these signs of influenza are not meant to replace professional advice and it's best to consult your GP if concerned. ...

Cold and Flu in Asthma – Don’t risk it!
Cold and Flu - Illustration of a asthma inhaler

The flu or influenza is a viral infection that targets the lungs, throat and the nose. Unlike asthma attacks, the influenza virus gets passed on whenever you cough, sneeze or when you make hand contact. But did you know that cold and flu in asthma can be considered as triggers?

 

In fact, those who have asthma may experience more severe complications even if it's mild and even when they're taking medication. Some of these complications may include: ...

Differences between Pandemic influenza, seasonal flu and Avian Influenza
Pandemic influenza
Pandemic influenza, Seasonal Flu Outbreaks, Avian Influenza?

Seasonal influenza pertains to periodic outbreaks caused by several types of flu viruses strain particular to a geographic area. In Australia, the flu season reaches its peak during winter. Varying seasons entail unique vaccine formulations to effectively protect humans against virus strains. This means keeping up with mutating influenza viruses that are likely to be in circulation, each and every year through extensive research and flu vaccine development. ...

What will the 2018 Southern Hemisphere Flu Vaccine include?

Canberra. October 11, 2017

The Australian Influenza Vaccine Committee (AIVC) congregated at the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for the purpose of recommending influenza viruses to be used in the composition of the 2018 flu vaccine. The meeting involved review and evaluation of: ...

Flu Vaccine – Frequent Asked Questions

Corporate Care is passionate about protecting everyone’s health by minimising the spread of disease. Our Flu Vaccine FAQ aims to provide all-important information and increase awareness.

Here’s to a better understanding of flu vaccinations: ...

Why Pregnant Women should get a Flu Shot
Why Pregnant Women should get the Flu shot

Because the flu or influenza is a serious illness and your baby is at risk! Influenza, otherwise known as flu, is an infectious disease that could cause severe complications to pregnant women. Whether you have a healthy or a risky pregnancy, contracting influenza during this time might have detrimental health implications. Possible complications include premature labour, miscarriage and the need for an urgent caesarean delivery. ...

Differences between Influenza and Stomach Flu
I have the Stomach flu, oh no, wait! I have the Flu!

Understanding the differences in causes and symptoms of each is important for knowing your overall health and whether you are in any real danger from the illness. Stomach flu can be caused by many different viruses and bacterias and can cause a host of problems in the gastrointestinal tract, including vomiting and diarrhoea. The flu or influenza primarily causes problems in the respiratory system. Here is a brief overview of the differences between the Flu and the Stomach flu.

4 Reasons why you should get the flu shot in 2019
4 Reasons why you should get the flu shot in 2019

 

The flu can be serious.

An average of 3,500 Australians die from influenza each year, 18,000 get hospitalised and around 300,000 pay a visit to their GP (Influenza Specialist Group). Some people are at greater risk than others. If you feel like you have flu-like symptoms you need to be aware that you can spread the virus to other vulnerable people. The people who are at greatest risk include children, the elderly, pregnant women and immunocompromised individuals. ...

Flu – Causes, Symptoms and Prevention

Causes

There are three major viruses of influenza that affect human beings, influenza A (Swine flu or H1N1 and H3N2), B, and C. The first two viruses, A and B, are very dangerous and normally result in very severe diseases. For that reason, these types of influenza viruses are targeted by annual flu vaccination programs. There are a number of ways in which influenza can be transmitted from one person to another. Some of the common ways include sneezing, by air through coughing, and contact with the virus directly through people’s hands and hard surfaces. The flu can be very dangerous and can cause complications such as pneumonia and chest infections for young children and elderly people. ...

Why did I get the flu after receiving the flu shot?
So, Why did I get the Flu after receiving the flu shot?

It’s not uncommon to hear of flu shot recipients coming down with symptoms immediately after receiving their flu vaccine or influenza shot, and you yourself may even have become ill after your last flu vaccination shot. While the flu shot is a life-saving barrier against the worst effects of influenza, it is far from an all-round guard against respiratory illness. It is entirely possible to get sick after a flu shot, for a number of reasons. ...

2017 flu vaccination season important news

The recommended composition of quadrivalent influenza vaccine for Australia in 2017 introduces a new A (H1N1)pdm09 like virus strain when compared to the composition of the trivalent and quadrivalent vaccines we used in Australia in 2016.

In 2017 there will only be Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccines available in Australia.

The quadrivalent flu vaccine components for the Australian 2017 influenza season will contain the following: ...

Flu shots at work: Saving money to your business.

Getting sick is part of a normal life process each of us experience but could jeopardize the way we live our lives. One of the most common viruses that are spreading world and country-wide is flu. Though not as deadly as dengue or malaria, flu can lead to more serious problems such as pneumonia, bronchitis and sinusitis if left untreated. This is the reason why flu shots are promoted to everyone in the country.

There have been many speculations about the effectiveness of flu vaccine and had been rumoured to be causing more damage than cure, but those myths are debunked. One cost-effective way of fighting the flu is through having flu shots at work. Many companies in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Perth and Brisbane conduct work flu shots for their employees to help prevent the spread of influenza, reduce absenteeism and increase staff morale and productivity. ...