Posts Tagged "influenza"

World must prepare for inevitable next flu pandemic, WHO says

Posted on Sep 24, 2019 in Uncategorized

Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have a lot to say about this article on theMarch 11, 2019 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) LONDON (Reuters) – The world will inevitably face another pandemic of flu and needs to prepare for the potential devastation that could cause, and not underestimate the risks, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday. Outlining a global plan to fight the viral disease and get ahead of a potential global outbreak, the WHO said the next influenza pandemic “is a matter of when, not if”. “The threat of pandemic influenza is...

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Which flu vaccine should you get?

Posted on Jan 8, 2019 in Medical Rewind, Vaccines

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the September 4, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) Flu specialists have stepped up their reminders about flu vaccines after fresh numbers showed the U.S. had its deadliest flu season in decades, with 80,000 people dead and a record number of hospitalizations. Just about everyone is advised to get an influenza vaccine, and people need a fresh one every year. Flu is a major killer. This past flu season showed just how bad it can get: the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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What is influenza?

Posted on Jan 5, 2010 in Uncategorized

Influenza, or the flu, is a contagious respiratory infection caused by a virus. It usually strikes during winter. Symptoms include fever, chills, runny nose, sore throat, cough, headache, muscle aches, fatigue, and decreased appetite. Conditions usually improve in two to three days. Treatment mainly consists of allowing the disease to run its course. Antibiotics will not subdue the flu virus. Bed rest and drinking lots of fluids are often recommended. The flu can lead to complications, such as pneumonia, in high risk groups — mainly the elderly and people with heart, lung, or kidney...

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