Posts Tagged ‘bacteria’

Flu Vaccine Delivery Underway. Part 3

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Because pneumonia and other infections with pneumococcus bacteria are the most common complications of influenza, people in one of the high-risk groups are being urged to get vaccinated against pneumococcal infections. Medicare will also pay for those shots, but will require a signed consent and a check on the recipient’s age and health, and whether she or he has received a vaccination before. Normally, one pneumococcal immunization is good for a lifetime. (more…)

Antibiotics and Bacterial Infections. Additional Information

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

This is the beginning of a month when people typically begin getting sick. People may not get sick exactly this month, but winter is on its way.

Review this passage for additional information… Of all medications prescribed by doctors today, antibiotics are by far the most popular. These medications are ordered to cure infections. The antibiotic functions by attacking and damaging or killing the bacteria that is causing your infection.