Doctors at the Emergency University Hospital in Bucharest have drawn up a list of the five most common myths about influenza and an influenza vaccine circulating between the population and being disrupted by points. Among them, "influenza is a stronger cold", "the flu vaccine can cause flu", and "healthy people do not need a flu shot".
According to a doctor from a university emergency hospital in Bucharest, here are the most common influenza myths:
MYTH 1: ANTIGRIGICAL VACCINE CAN BE USED BY GRIP.
False. Influenza vaccine cannot cause flu. It takes 2 weeks for the body to be protected from influenza virus until the vaccinated person is protected against any flu or cold (virosis) he has agreed. People take a vaccine in medical institutions or clinics where there are cool people around them and where they can get cold / HotNews.ro.
MYTH 2: HEALTHY ANIMALS NECESSARY ANTIGRIGICAL VACCINE.
False. And completely healthy people, adults or children who do not have a serious risk factor, can get the flu, get hospitalized and even die from the flu. Given that the most affected people cannot be identified earlier, "it is recommended that all people from 6 months of age be vaccinated every year with flu," says Dr. Lisa Grohskopf, MPH, Medical Clinic for Influenza Influenza Disease Control and Prevention Centers (CDC).
MYTH 3. GRIP is much stronger. False. For other colds or viruses, the flu suddenly begins with severe fever, chills, tremor, muscle pain and headaches. In more serious cases, people may develop severe lower respiratory symptoms such as severe cough and even pneumonia.
4. MONTH: ANTICRIGINAL VACCINE IS NECESSARY.
False. The H1N1 strain is actually H1N1pdm09, which occurred during the 2009 influenza pandemic and was originally called "swine flu". Although this year's strain of H1N1 vaccine is not known as swine flu, it protects against the H1N1pdm09 strain, so people can be sure that this year's influenza seasonal vaccine gets protection from "swine flu".
According to MD, Pediatric Pediatric Professor at the Children's Hospital and Paul Offit, Director of Vaccination Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, standard dose vaccines provide the best protection against diseases for children under eight years of age, 65%. The efficacy of the vaccine then depends on the age of the patient and how well the vaccine virus strains correspond to those circulating in the community.
5. MONTH: I'm the last to make a vaccine for antibodies.
False. Indeed, doctors recommend people to be vaccinated early, against flu, usually by the end of October, although outbreaks may occur earlier.
However, while influenza viruses are circulating, it is never too late to vaccinate us, even in January, when the flu season is likely to peak. According to CDC specialists, the flu may last until May, so it is not too late to vaccinate you!