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.
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.
It's Back: Tri-State Area Hit With Round Two Of FluDuring the peak in mid-January, influenza A was the culprit. This second wave is being led by influenza B.
CDC: More Young People Getting The Flu Than In Any Other Age GroupFlu season started early and strong this year, and on Thursday a new report revealed it's hitting a different group of people especially hard.
NYC Seeks To Vaccinate More Kids Against FluHealth Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley says 65 percent of children aged 6 to 59 months received an influenza vaccination in the past year.
Flu Kills Four New Jersey Children, Wreaks Havoc In HospitalsInfluenza is running rampant. It hit early and hard and it's showing no signs of letting up.
Cuomo Declares Public Health Emergency As Flu Epidemic PersistsNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a public health emergency Saturday, as the flu epidemic rocked the nation and hospitals and urgent care centers saw huge crowds.
De Blasio Calls For Sick Leave Protections As Flu Pounds AreaAs the flu epidemic pounds the Tri-State Area, New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio is calling for the immediate passage of paid sick leave legislation that is now stalled in the City Council.
The Flu Vs. The Cold: Experts Help Debunk The Myths About Both A cold and the flu are tough to tell apart, but there are important distinctions that can help you know the difference.
Medical Experts Separate Fact From Fiction And Weigh In On Common Myths Surrounding The Flu VaccineThe vaccine is quick, easy, and often free but only about a third of the population will get vaccinated, possibly because of some of the myths associated with the vaccine.
Yale Physician Predicts Bad Flu Season, Recommends Flu ShotsDr. David Katz said that some children have already died from flu complications and that even a garden variety flu season kills as many as 30,000 people.