Researchers also are pursuing a universal flu vaccine that works against all strains.
This does not mean that the flu vaccine this year is useless.
Flu viruses can pick up mutations and evolve as they grow in bird cells, which are not their preferred environment.
(After all, they want to infect humans.) So in the end, the flu viruses that end up in vaccines look a little different than the ones circulating out in the world.
According to Tshisa LIVE the rapper was shaken but grateful that no one was hurt in the incident.
“Nobody was injured in the house robbery and everyone is just grateful that there were no injuries, because it had the potential to be much worse,” Nasty C’s close friend Pierre Ball apparently told the publication.
Hospitals are dealing with more flu patients at the same that they’re running out of IV bags—basic equipment that is in distressingly short supply across much of the country these days.Scientists don’t really know why, but flu seasons where H3N2 have dominated in the past have tended to be worse. This year’s vaccine was only 10 percent effective against the problematic H3N2 strain in Australia.Flu experts have the unenviable task of predicting circulating flu strains several months in advance—so that vaccine manufacturers have the time it takes to grow millions of doses in chicken eggs. But even when flu experts do a decent job with their predictions, the other problem is the chicken eggs.The news comes just weeks after singer Vusi Nova was stripped and beaten after being hijacked outside his Melville home in Johannesburg.Vusi, who was taken on a two-hour drive during which he was beaten and told to sing for the thugs, is on the road to recovery.