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High Dose Flu shot vaccine (vaccine)

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Flu 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.

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High Dose Flu shot vaccine

Influenza vaccines, also known as flu shots or flu jabs, are vaccines that protect against infection by influenza virus. A new version of the vaccine is developed twice a year as the influenza virus rapidly changes. Their effectiveness varies from year to year. The effectiveness in those under two years old and over 65 years old is unknown due to the low quality of the research. There is a high-dose flu vaccine specifically formulated to provide a stronger immune response.Available evidence indicates that vaccinating the elderly with the high-dose vaccine leads to a stronger immune response against influenza than the regular-dose vaccine. (source)

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