Get Your Flu Shot

Getting the flu shot can reduce the risk that you will get the flu. Getting the flu shot may ease the symptoms, too, if you catch this nasty virus.

There is a wide variety of vaccines:

-The nasal spray is quick, easy and better yet, painless. You sniff and you’re done.
-There is a flu shot that covers four versions of the flu, and one that will protect you from three strains of the flu.
-You can even choose a flu vaccine that uses a shorter needle Continue reading “Get Your Flu Shot”

Advice on the Ebola Virus

CDC Advice on Ebola Virus

With Ebola once again rearing its ugly head in the Congo, here is some advice on the ebola virus from the Center of Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Ebola virus is spread through direct contact (through broken skin or mucous membranes) with
– a sick person’s blood or body fluids (urine, saliva, feces, vomit, and semen)
– objects (such as needles) that have been contaminated with infected body fluids
– and infected animals Continue reading “Advice on the Ebola Virus”