Fighting Influenza

As we near the peak of flu season, you'll need all the help you can get to avoid getting sick. Here's the latest from the flu front:

Researchers at the University of Michigan say children with severe egg allergies can safely receive one dose of flu vaccine, which is made with chicken eggs. The kids should be monitored for allergic reactions.


Proportion of U.S. workers, most of them in the service industry, who do not get paid sick days--increasing the odds that a flu-infected employee is making the sandwich you'll eat for lunch.

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