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Do You Have the Flu or a Cold? Getting Through the Flu Season

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This vaccine contains three flu strains, four times the amount of antigen – the part of the vaccine that causes the body to produce antibodies – and is intended to create a stronger immune response.”

Sources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. What You Should Know for the 2014-2015 Influenza Season. Web. October 1, 2014.
http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/season/flu-season-2014-2015.htm

Ragan, Ronald. Email interview. October 1, 2014.
http://www.highpoint.edu/pharmacy/biography-of-dr-ronald-ragan

Rehm, Susan. Email interview. October 1, 2014.
http://www.nfid.org/info/directors.html

Kenkare, Jeannie. Email interview. October 1, 2014.
http://www.physicianoneurgentcare.com/our-team

Tankut, Papatya. Email interview. October 1, 2014.
http://www.cvshealth.com/newsroom/executive-bios/papatya-tankut-rph#

Reviewed October 3, 2014
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

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