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2012-2013 Flu Season

January 15th, 2013


The 2012-2013 Flu season has hit the USA exceptionally hard, and some parts of the
country like the Northeast have been particularly affected. Please click on the following
links for more information on this season’s flu and the efficacy of flu vaccines, as well as
related news. As always, we at Velocity Urgent Care are always more than happy to
answer any questions you may have. We also still have flu vaccine available.

Flu Activity Picks Up Nationwide

CDC recommends vaccination and antiviral treatment against influenza:
http://www.cdc.gov/flu/spotlights/flu-activity-picks-up.htm


CDC: Flu Hitting Harder This Year:
http://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/news/20130111/cdc-flu-hitting-harder-thisyear


FDA approves new seasonal influenza vaccine made using novel technology:
http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm335891.htm


Tell people it’s not just about you:
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/777598


Natural flu resistance discovery offers universal vaccine hope:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9051807/Natural-flu-resistancediscovery-
offers-universal-vaccine-hope.html

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