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Entries from October 2017

Flu vaccine 2017-2018 … for those 65 and over

October 10th, 2017 · Comments Off on Flu vaccine 2017-2018 … for those 65 and over · Uncategorized

Dear Patients, Please read the guidelines below. If you are 65 or over, you have a choice between the government provided vaccine, Fluviral, or a “high-dose” vaccine(Fluzone High-Dose)┬ámade by Sanofi (not government funded). The latter is slightly more effective (see diagram below). If you are under 65, you should be receiving the usual vaccine. 2017-2018 […]

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October 1st, 2017 · Comments Off on Potpourri · Uncategorized

I was 14 years old when JEOPARDY! first appeared on TV. I was a regular, and my favourite category, aside from Sports, was Potpourri. Today’s blog, after another sabbatical, is some potpourri. Travel medicine continues to be plagued by vaccine shortages… not just for yellow fever, but also typhoid, Twinrix (hepatitis A and B) and […]

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