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CDC says this season’s flu vaccine 48 percent effective

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that this season’s flu vaccine has been 48 percent effective at preventing flu-related outpatient visits...

Organizations team up for United Against the Flu campaign

The American Hospital Association (AHA) and several other health care organizations are teaming up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to...

Vaccine code for Medicare not yet in Common Working File

Noridian Healthcare Solutions says that Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) are having issues with the new flu vaccine code 90674, which is not yet in...

South Dakota seeing season’s first flu cases

South Dakota health officials say the state is seeing its first influenza cases of the 2016-2017 season. An influenza A case has been detected in...

CDC issues influenza toolkit for long-term care employers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a toolkit to help long-term care employers prepare for the 2016-2017 influenza season. The CDC...