Health officials call for COVID-19 booster flu vaccine ahead of potentially more severe flu season

WYNNEWOOD, Pennsylvania (WPVI) – As temperatures drop, health officials warn of a potentially harsher flu season compared to previous years. “Each year, scientists look at strains circulating in the Southern Hemisphere and trying to predict what strains will be in the Northern Hemisphere,” said Dr. Lawrence Livornese, chairman of medicine at Main Line Health. “Sometimes … Read more

Studies show that the flu vaccine may lower the risk of having a stroke

According to a new observational study published in the journal American Academy of Neurology, there may be a serious benefit from getting vaccinated for the flu that goes beyond protecting against viruses. Studies have shown that people who got the flu vaccine were less likely to have a stroke. In particular, the study focused on … Read more