Japanese flu medication and ‘No Excuses’ shingles vaccine

The 2018 flu season is still hitting North Americans hard. At least 22 children died from the virus between Feb. 4 and Feb. 10, bringing the total as of Feb. 26 to 85, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They report “during week 7 (Feb. 11-17) influenza activity remained elevated in the United States.” As I reported in late January, although flu has not impacted Cuenca and the tropical areas of South America this year, there are a significant number of cases in Quito and surrounding province of Pichincha. According to HarvardHealth.edu, there is at least one…

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