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What you need to know about this year’s flu

Jan. 5, 2018—Discover what strains are prominent, how effective this year’s vaccine is, and how hard the virus has hit Tennessee so far.

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Flu vaccination compliance at VUMC rises dramatically

Dec. 17, 2015—As of Dec. 1, employee compliance with the influenza vaccination policy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has reached 99.9 percent, up from 80 percent on Dec.1, 2014

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Flu shots continue Nov. 18–20

Nov. 12, 2015—The Occupational Health Clinic makes getting flu shots even more convenient for you. Drop by any of these sessions to get your shot Nov. 18–20.

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Free flu shots continue to be offered

Oct. 29, 2015—The Vanderbilt Occupational Health Clinic continues to offer flu shots to staff at a variety of locations. Check out the latest schedule.

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Flu shots offered at numerous locations

Oct. 16, 2015—Flu shots are being offered for employees at numerous locations by the Vanderbilt Occupational Health Clinic.

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Missed Flulapalooza? Boo to the Flu is your second chance

Oct. 8, 2015—Boo to the Flu on Oct. 28 provides another opportunity for Vanderbilt employees and students to get a free flu vaccination.

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Flulapalooza mass vaccination set to take place Oct. 7

Sep. 2, 2015—Vanderbilt University and Medical Center (VUMC) faculty, staff, students and volunteers will once again have the opportunity to be part of a mass flu vaccination event that four years ago more than doubled the current world record for the total number of vaccinations given in an eight-hour period.

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How to trick a wily virus

Jul. 24, 2015—Vanderbilt investigators have discovered how human antibodies induced during testing of an experimental “bird flu” vaccine kill the virus.

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New systems biology method may help improve vaccine evaluation

Mar. 23, 2015—Researchers at Vanderbilt University have found a new way to “dissect” the human immune response following influenza vaccination.

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Flu surveillance study tracks pediatric vaccination rates

Jan. 8, 2015—A study appearing in the January edition of Pediatrics, led by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, looks at how Nashville children ages 6 months through 5 years fared over 11 consecutive flu seasons concluding in 2010-11.

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Flu vaccination plan revised for all VUMC personnel

Nov. 13, 2014—In an effort to protect both employees and patients at Vanderbilt University Medical Center from potential harm, the Medical Center is revising its influenza vaccination plan and mandating the influenza vaccine for all VUMC employees.

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Boo to the Flu is another chance to get free flu shot

Oct. 10, 2014—Think you don’t have time to get vaccinated against influenza? Consider this: Do you have a week to be bedridden with the flu?

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