Facing Threat Of Second COVID-19 Wave, Experts Say Get Your Flu Shot As Soon As You CanThis year with the threat of a second wave of COVID-19 in the fall overlapping with flu season, experts are saying flu shots are especially important this year.
Health Officials: Widespread Cases Of Flu Reported Across New York State, Hundreds Hospitalized Already"Flu season occurs primarily from October through May," the New York State Department of Health said in a statement Thursday.
Australia's Record-Setting Flu Season May Signal Bad News For Americans This Year, CDC WarnsAustralia is often the predictor of what the U.S. flu season will be like. They just had the highest number of flu cases in their history; more than four times than the year before.
Health Watch: Doctors Urging Vaccines As First Child Dies From FluHealth officials in Florida have confirmed that a child is the first death in the U.S. due to the flu this season.
Diabetes Treatment And New Dementia Link Part Of Big Week In MedicineCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez took a look at all the top health stories.
Drop In Flu Vaccination Rates Sees Rise In Infection DeathsThe Centers For Disease Control confirmed on Thursday that last year's flu season was one of the worst ever.
Health Watch: Airplane Flu Outbreak Acting As Flu Shot WarningThe reported flu outbreak among passengers on a United Arab Emirates flight quarantined at JFK is reminding many that it's time to get a flu shot.
Doctors Urging Shots, Not Nasal Spray, For Children's Flu ProtectionThe American Academy of Pediatrics is is recommending all children six months and older get a flu shot.
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.
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.