Concern Mounts After CDC Says This Season's Flu Vaccine Only 23 Percent EffectiveThe poor showing is primarily because the vaccine doesn't include the bug that is making most people sick, health officials say.
Westchester Health Officials: Too Early To Say If This Flu Season Will Be A Bad OneThe latest map by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the flu is hitting hard in 43 states. It has been widespread in New York since mid-December.
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.
Flu Cases In New York Nearly Double In Just A WeekCases of the flu in New York have almost doubled in just a week. It's a national epidemic and the worst part of the season has yet to arrive.
Flu Bug Hits Long Island HardThe flu bug is hitting Long Island hard this year and the number of reported cases since October have more than tripled over last year.
NYC To Require Flu Shots For Children 6 Months To 5 Years OldThe New York City Department of Health has announced new measures to fight this year's outbreak of the flu.
115 Students Kept Out Of One Long Island School Amid Flu OutbreakMore than one third of students in a single Long Island elementary school stayed home on Tuesday, with many of them suffering from flu systems.
Seen At 11: Study Finds Men Get Hit Harder By The Flu Than WomenThe next time a guy you know gets the flu you may want to show him a little more sympathy than you normally would.
New York State Health Department Says Flu Is Now 'Prevalent'Flu season is officially here. The State Department of Health said the virus is now "prevalent" in New York.
When It Comes To Staying Healthy Experts Say Flu Shots Are A Winter MustIt's not winter yet, but the season's best friend, the flu, is alive and well in the city and the rest of New York.
Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors PredictAlthough concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
Medical Experts Say Don't Forget About The Flu, Get Your ShotWith dangerous viruses such as Ebola and enterovirus D68 grabbing headlines across the world, medical experts are warning those are not the only illnesses to watch out for.