Published in Vaccine Weekly, November 23rd, 2005
The flu is not just an aggressive form of the common cold. Even in an ordinary year, millions spend several days bedridden with aches, fever and coughing.
"We have 36,000 people in the U.S. dying every year of flu, but we have millions of people who get infected with the flu, and therefore it's both a minor problem and a major problem," said Arnold Monto, MD, professor of epidemiology at the University of...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Vaccine Weekly
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.