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Flu Shots Should be Contagious

Flu Shots Should be Contagious

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Despite low efficiency of this year's flu vaccine, NYU should require that all students, faculty and staff receive a flu shot each year. Marginal protection is better than not having any protection at all.

NYU Health Service Immune to Influx of Influenza Cases

NYU Health Service Immune to Influx of Influenza Cases

By Louis Dalle, Contributing Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under News, NYU

This year's flu season is the worst in nearly a decade. While national hospitalization has skyrocketed, the NYU Health Center has seen a relatively small number of new cases.

NYU Offers Free Flu Shots

NYU Offers Free Flu Shots

By Lorenzo Gazzola, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

The Student Health Center is offering free flu shots to all NYU students.

Flu Shot-Free Professor Fired

Flu Shot-Free Professor Fired

By Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor

May 1, 2017


Filed under News

A professor from NYU's School of Medicine was fired because she did not receive a flu shot.

Scientific Society: Stockpiling of flu drugs should continue

Scientific Society: Stockpiling of flu drugs should continue

April 15, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The Cochrane Collaboration, an independent non-profit organization that reviews health information, released a report last week on the antiviral influenza treatment drugs Tamiflu and Relenza. The report examined both published studies and previously unreported trial data. The review confirmed that the drugs shorten the duratio...

New Yorkers should mind personal health

New Yorkers should mind personal health

February 6, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Ever since I can remember, I’ve been teetering on the proverbial line between suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder and being downright disgusted by people’s vile public habits. With the recent flu and norovirus epidemics, my trepidations have become unbearable with every subway ride and trip...

Tips for a flu free season

January 28, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

Map of clinics and pharmacies close to campus that offer the flu shot. View Flu Shot Map in a larger map In an interview with Marcy Ferdschneider, D.O. Medical Director of the NYU Student Health Center, we asked what NYU students could do to prevent the flu. Question: What is the cost of a flu ...

NYU Student Health Center provides tips for staying healthy

NYU Student Health Center provides tips for staying healthy

December 11, 2012


Filed under Features

Live BlogThere are many myths about sickness and health like going outside with wet hair makes you sick. As winter approaches and flu season comes with it, it can be difficult to distinguish which of these health rules are true and worth following ageneric cialisnd which are false. Marcy Ferdschneider, medical director of the...