This Year's Flu Season Has Been Worse Than Last Year, CDC SaysIn the U.S., there have been at least 26 million illnesses, 250,000 hospitalizations and 14,000 deaths from flu so far this season.
University Offers $3,500 To Get Sick And Stay At 'Hotel Influenza'St. Louis University is willing to fund your vacation under one condition: you have get sick and agree to stay at "Hotel Influenza."
Bill Gates Commits $12 Million To Help Find A Universal Flu VaccineAfter a devastating flu season around the world, Bill Gates is joining the search for a universal vaccine for the potentially deadly virus.
Officials: Young Children Need Flu Booster Shot Their First Time AroundGovernment health officials have released their first estimates of how effective the flu vaccine has been this season.
Flu Vaccine Shortage Sparks Worries Amid Surge In CasesNew fears are mounting about the flu, with people rushing to get protected and finding that providers are running out of the vaccine.
Experts Say Flu Vaccine Especially Important For Pregnant WomenThe flu season continues to escalate, with every state but Hawaii reporting widespread outbreaks.
Connecticut Officials Report Steep Increase In Flu HospitalizationsThe Department of Public Health says this year's flu virus has been particularly severe among people 65 years old or older.
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.
Changes Coming To Flu Shots This Season: What You Need To KnowIt’s that time of year again – the one some needle-phobes hate, but could save your life.
Researchers Test Patch That Lets People Give Themselves Flu VaccineOnly 40 percent of adults in the United States get a flu shot each year, but a skin patch could change the way they receive the annual vaccine.
Not Getting Your Child Vaccinated For The Flu Could Have Deadly ConsequencesA new study from the Centers for Disease Control says the flu vaccine significantly reduces a child's risk of dying from the flu.
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.
Nasal Mist Recommended As Preferred Flu Vaccine For ChildrenFor the first time, government health officials are recommending Flu Mist nasal spray as the preferred vaccine for healthy children between the ages of 2 and 8 years old.
Flu Widespread Across Half Of U.S.; Experts Urge VaccinationFlu cases started to spike right around Christmas. Now, the New York State Department of Health says the flu is widespread.
Dr. Max Gomez: Flu Shots For Better Heart HealthYour flu shot may be protecting you from more than just the flu. It could also protect you against the number one killer of Americans.