Show 76 – Nurse Vicky Ruffing Tells Us All About the Flu
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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