Woman Dies After Not Being Given A Flu Shot In Prison, Lawsuit ClaimsThe woman, who was serving a 70-month sentence for assault and drug charges, reportedly started to cough up blood during the outbreak and but wasn't taken to a hospital for three days.
CDC Warns Second Wave Of Flu Has BegunIn a March 23 release the CDC announced that overall flu cases are finally dropping however, "Influenza B" cases have jumped above the more common "Influenza A" virus.
NYC Health Department Offers Vouchers For Free Flu Shots To UninsuredThe New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced Monday that it will be offering vouchers for free flu shots directed at the poor and uninsured.
Deadly Flu Season Claiming 100 Lives Per Week, CDC WarnsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated that 759 people died of flu-related illnesses between Oct. 7 and Dec. 23.
'Flu-pocalypse' Predicted Due To Ineffective Flu Shots, Doctors SayThe possibility of a "flu-pocalypse" is being talked about after record numbers of patients were diagnosed with influenza in Australia
Doctors Recommend Children Receive Flu Shots By End Of OctoberDoctors say it takes two weeks for the shot to protect against the virus, so it’s important to get vaccinated now before the season gets underway.
Beyond The Flu Shot: Avoid Nasty Germs And Stay Healthy This WinterCold and flu season is in full swing, and even if you got a flu shot you can still get sick.
Doctors Employ New Techniques To Take The Pain Out Of Getting A ShotNo one likes to get shots -- not adults, and definitely not children. With the CDC recommending against the nasal spray flu vaccine for kids this year, kids may need to get another shot.
Experts Say ‘Flumist’ Nasal Spray May Not Be Working, Recommend Flu Shots InsteadThe Centers For Disease Control is warning that the popular nasal spray Flumist is not very effective for young children.
Judge Blocks NYC Flu Vaccine Requirement For PreschoolersFive mothers sued last month. They argued that the 2013 Department of Health and Mental Hygiene rule was invalid because it wasn't voted on by the Legislature.
N.J. Social Service Workers Suspended For Refusing To Get Flu ShotsImagine being told to get a flu shot, or else be suspended from work without pay.
Flu Shots Now Required For NYC PreschoolersNew York City preschoolers are now required to have a flu shot or, for the first time, could be barred from city-licensed day care centers and preschools.