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All U.S. children should get seasonal flu shot: CDC WASHINGTON (Reuters) – All U.S. children aged 6 months to 18 years should get a seasonal influenza vaccine every year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday.
The headline of your article is misleading. The CDC did not say that all children should get the flu shot, it said that all children should get the flu vaccine. That is an important distinction, especially where there are other ways to administer the vaccine, such as intranasal.
Several readers pointed this one out to us. The error was introduced during the editing process: GBU Editor
A handout file photo shows a technician holding a master H1N1 virus sample, for the pre-production of a vaccine against pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus at a laboratory of GlaxoSmithKline in Dresden, June 16, 2009. REUTERS/GlaxoSmithKline/Handout
World closer to swine flu pandemic
You have several copy errors in this article the most significant of which is where you mean to say …thereis NO vaccine for it.”
Swine flu epidemic fear grows, world on alert
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Governments around the world rushed on Sunday to check the spread of a new type of swine flu that has killed up to 81 people in Mexico and infected around a dozen in the United States.
Mexicans huddled in their homes while U.S. hospitals tracked patients with flu symptoms and other countries imposed health checks at airports as the World Health Organization warned the virus had the potential to become a pandemic.