Items Tagged ‘flu vaccine’

October 16, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   Wall Street Journal Exercise, Diet and Sleep […]

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October 9, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   Reuters TV Scrambling away pain for cancer […]

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October 2, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   HealthDay Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer […]

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January 15, 2013

As Flu Rages, Caregiving Suffers

By Logan Lafferty

Nationally, about 60 percent of health care workers get flu vaccines, which are voluntary in most hospitals, nursing homes and assisted-living facilities, according to Dr. Gregory Poland, director of the Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group. And when workers are struck by the flu, infections among residents can follow. “The disruptions, the costs, the complications from […]

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November 24, 2009

Vaccine system remains antiquated

By Kelley Luckstein

After a lethal bird flu virus emerged in Asia, U.S. officials launched an intense effort to build new defenses against a pandemic, including replacing an antiquated vaccine system, which depends on millions of chicken eggs…   the skittishness of many Americans about the traditional shots and even the newer nasal spray, it remains unclear how […]

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November 6, 2009

Wall St. Before Main St. for H1N1 Vaccine?

By Kelley Luckstein

The dilemma over how limited supplies of the H1N1 vaccine should be distributed was underscored today as government health officials defended their allocation of vaccine to Wall Street firms. But doctors around the country bristled at this news, asking why these firms can get the vaccine while physicians and hospitals still face shortages…   “When […]

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November 2, 2009

Editorial: Addressing a national disgrace

By Kelley Luckstein

Six months into the H1N1 influenza pandemic, the vaccine to protect against it is still flowing more like the drip-drip-drip of an intravenous line than the rushing river it needs to be.   In Minnesota, that means that as the flu season kicks into high gear, vaccine has reached only a small fraction of the […]

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October 28, 2009

Mayo Vaccinates Employees and Volunteers

By Kelley Luckstein

Mayo Clinic health officials spent the day Tuesday vaccinating employees and volunteers in one of the areas first mass vaccination events.   Associate Administrator for Out Patient Practice, Michael Schryver, said the vaccinations would protect Mayo employees who have direct contact with sick patients. “They are at some risk if they’re dealing with people who […]

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October 22, 2009

Mayo Clinic Rochester out of seasonal flu vaccine

By Kelley Luckstein

Mayo Clinic spokesman Bryan Anderson says today that Mayo in Rochester is temporarily out of seasonal influenza vaccine. “We anticipate that we will receive additional seasonal flu vaccine supply in November,” he told local media.   Post-Bulletin by Jeff Hansel, 10/21/09   Additional coverage: KIMT

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October 5, 2009

Vaccine Is On Its Way, But Public Still Wary

By Kelley Luckstein

Billions of tax dollars have been paid to giant pharmaceutical companies. Millions of doses of vaccine are on their way to huge warehouses across the country. Thousands of health workers are poised to start injecting into arms and squirting up noses.   The question is: When the swine flu vaccine finally arrives this week, will […]

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