We believe everyone, especially children, should take advantage of the opportunity to receive a life-saving vaccine; however, in the rare event you suffer an injury or are hospitalized following your vaccination, we are here for you.
According to U.S. health experts, the Flu vaccine is shaping up to be 47% effective at preventing the types of flu severe enough to send an individual to the doctor’s office. According to The New York Times, health experts look for a flu vaccine to be effective in 40% to 60% of individuals.
The Greenwood Law Firm had the honor of attending the Texas Rare Action Network Advocacy Workshop on Friday, April 20, 2018. It was an amazing opportunity to learn more about the wide range of resources provided by the National Organization for Rare Diseases (“NORD”) and the local, grassroots efforts to enact legislative changes that will have a positive impact on people with rare diseases in Houston and all over Texas.
On October 5, the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) Data Report was published by the Health Resources and Services Administration. The Vaccine Injury Compensation Program was established in 1988 to provide compensation for individuals who have been injured by a vaccine.
It’s not just pumpkin spice latte season; it’s flu shot season. The CDC recommends that everyone 6 months and older get a flu shot by the end of the end of October, and up to 168 million doses of the flu vaccine are available.
The CDC estimates that anywhere from 3,000 to 6,000 people are diagnosed with Guillain Barré Syndrome (GBS) each year. GBS is an inflammatory disorder of the peripheral nerves outside the brain and spinal cord.
In the age of social media, it seems like every day is “National Something Random Day.” For example, February 22 was “National Margarita Day.” Two days prior, February 20, was “National Love Your Pet Day.”
There are several underlying conditions that can make an individual more susceptible to severe and even deadly, flu-related complications. This is why the CDC recommends that children and adults with asthma, heart disease, diabetes, and other disorders get a flu shot every season.
You’ve seen and heard it all over the news: This year’s flu season is one of the worst we’ve had in the last 10 years.
Here is a brief overview of some of the most important news and statistics being reported and what you and your family can do to prevent the flu:
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