Show 76 – Nurse Vicky Ruffing Tells Us All About the Flu
Written on March 16, 2012 by Seth
Seth chats with the Nurse Manager of Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center to learn how arthritics can protect themselves this flu season.
- arthritis patients have suppressed immune systems due to their arthritis and their medications
- all should get both the seasonal flu and H1N1 “Swine flu” vaccines
- all immunosuppressed patients should take vaccines as injections (with a dead virus), NOT the inhalant mist (with a live virus) — which can make them sick
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