At least six people in Texas are dead, and flu infection rates are increasing in the deep south, including Louisiana. Young adults who typically feel safer because of their age shouldn't because of the strain that's affecting a large percentage of those affected...
Flu season is upon us, and the best way to avoid the chills, fever, sore throat, muscle pains, headache, coughing, weakness/fatigue and general discomfort of influenza is to get a flu shot. The vaccine, which greatly reduces your chance of catching the bug, is available at most drug stores.
Flu vaccines have always been dreaded by those who hate shots, but this year a company called PharmaJet introduced a device that uses “a high-pressure steam of liquid to pierce the skin and deliver the vaccine.” The needle-phobics rejoiced.
But now the FDA is saying, Not so fast.