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    Influenza Vaccination Professional

    Influenza Vaccination, Quadrivalent vaccines should contain the above three viruses and a B/Phuket/3073/2013-like virus. The UK generally uses trivalent vaccines (against...

    Influenza and Flu-like Illness Conditions

    Influenza and Flu-like Illness, What are flu and flu-like illnesses? Flu (influenza) is caused by the influenza virus. However, many other viruses can cause an i...

    Summary Immunisation for Flu

    Influenza Professional

    Influenza, When influenza is circulating in the community, either oseltamivir or zanamivir is recommended for post-exposure prophylaxis in at-risk patients who are not effectively protected b...

    Autoimmune Hepatitis Conditions

    You should also receive the annual influenza vaccination . Diet and alcohol Most people with autoimmune hepatitis will be advised to eat a normal healthy diet. , hepatitis hepatitis ...

    SARS (including the MERS Virus) Conditions

    SARS (including the MERS Virus), Note: SARS and MERS are different from bird flu (avian flu), which is caused by an influenza virus. However, SARS or MERS can cause similar...

    Zika Virus Conditions

    Zika Virus, Internationally, much work is being done to try to prevent the Zika virus spreading. Measures include: Research into a vaccine is taking place. Countrie...

    Vaccines and Immunological Products Professional

    Vaccines and Immunological Products, Inactivated viruses (parenteral polio, hepatitis A) or parts of the virus (pneumococcal vaccine, influenza). Inactivated bac...

    Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Professional

    Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), The combined influenza/swine flu vaccine is routinely offered in the UK to all individuals living with HIV, especially those with a CD co...

    Zika Virus Professional

    Zika Virus, Evidence is accumulating linking Zika virus and babies born with microcephaly. Zika virus has been isolated from amniotic fluid of pregnant women who had babies ...

    Lassa Fever, Marburg and Ebola Virus Professional

    Lassa Fever, Marburg and Ebola Virus, Marburg virus disease (MVD) No effective treatments, prophylactic measures, therapies or vaccines are approved to treat MVD. , ebo...

    West Nile Virus Professional

    West Nile Virus, Do not handle dead birds. [ 16 ] No vaccine is available, although there is a vaccine for horses, [ 17 ] and there is research on a vaccine for humans....

    Ross River Virus Infection Professional

    Ross River Virus Infection, O'nyong-nyong virus (East Africa). Mayaro virus (Central and South America). Sindbis virus (Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia, P...

    Cough Caused by a Virus Conditions

    Cough Caused by a Virus, What are the symptoms of cough caused by a virus? The cough typically develops over a day or so and may become quite irritating. Other symptoms may develo...

    Immunisation - Usual UK Schedule Conditions

    The flu jab (seasonal influenza immunisation) Seasonal influenza is the strain of influenza virus that arrives in the UK each autumn. , immunisation vaccin...

    DTaP, Polio and Hib Immunisation Conditions

    IPV stands for 'inactivated polio vaccine'. Hib stands for Haemophilus influenzae type b. The vaccines to protect against these five diseases are combined into one injectio...

    Travel Vaccinations Conditions

    There is currently no vaccine or medicine to prevent Zika virus, which is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes and which is of particular concern to pregnant women due to its link to bi...

    Preventing Infection after Splenectomy or if you do not have a Working Spleen Conditions

    The meningococcal ACWY conjugate vaccine protects against four strains - A, C, W and Y. A vaccine against group B meningitis should also be given. Flu (influenza) . The annual f...

    Yellow Fever Immunisation Conditions

    Some countries are theoretically in danger of epidemics, as they have the right mosquitoes to transmit the virus, and have the kinds of monkeys who could become infected and act as a store or reservoi...

    Rabies Immunisation Conditions

    It is passed to humans from bites or scratches from animals that carry the rabies virus. There is no cure for rabies but there is a vaccine to prevent it. This can be given to people...

    Dengue Conditions

    Isn't there a dengue vaccine? There is one licensed dengue vaccine at the moment, which is only partially effective, although others are being developed.

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