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Treatments (Vaccine) for Prevention and Treatment of Influenza in Healthy Seniors

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High Dose Flu shot (vaccine)

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Influenza prevention in healthy Seniors

Curefacts.com - Evidence icon EVIDENCE | REASONABLY TESTED - 7 studies with 41,141 seniors
Curefacts.com - Circle icon EFFECTIVENESS | MILD BENEFITS for prevention of symptoms
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Flu shot vaccine with high-dose “dead” inactivated viruses. 7 studies conducted, with 41,141 adults. Prevents 1 additional flu case in 200 high-dose vaccinated seniors when compared to regular dose vaccines. Prevention of complications is unclear. irritating side effects. Unclear safety.

Flu Nasal Aerosol (vaccine)

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Influenza prevention in healthy Seniors

Curefacts.com - Evidence icon EVIDENCE | NOT TESTED
Curefacts.com - Circle icon EFFECTIVENESS | UNCLEAR
Curefacts.com - Circle icon SAFETY | DANGEROUS
Flu nose spray vaccine with “live” (weakened) viruses. Not tested with seniors, since it is considered risky. Therefore no data about benefits or risks exists. High risk potential.

Flu shot (vaccine)

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Influenza prevention in healthy Seniors

Curefacts.com - Evidence icon EVIDENCE | POORLY TESTED - 1 study with 1,348 seniors
Curefacts.com - Circle icon EFFECTIVENESS | UNCLEAR
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Flu shot vaccine with “dead” inactivated viruses. Only 1 valid study conducted on benefits and risks, with 1,348 seniors. More research needed. May prevent symptoms, but does not prevent flu complications. Strong side effects.

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