Studies Suggest Alzheimer's Risk Reduced By Getting Flu And Certain Bacterial Pneumonia VaccinesA single flu shot was associated with a 17% reduction in Alzheimer’s incidence. More frequent flu vaccination reduces Alzheimer’s incidence another 13%.
Doctors: Allergy Season Could Last Longer Than Usual, Overlapping COVID-19, Colds, And FluThis allergy season may last right into the winter, overlapping with COVID-19, colds and flus.
Health Experts: Demand For Flu Shots Is Higher Than Expected, So Public Urged To Get One Sooner Rather Than LaterIn preparing for the flu season, Stop & Shop did its market research and anticipated a 35% increase in demand for the influenza vaccine, but that projection ended up being off.
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.
Flu Deaths Down From Previous Seasons, But Serious Risks Still RemainThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says overall flu activity has declined over the last few weeks, but still remains high.
Flu Blamed For 4 Deaths In Connecticut This SeasonFour people have died from flu-related causes so far in Connecticut this season.
Health Department: Confirmed Flu Cases In NYC Up 77%The winter season isn't the only thing in full swing. The flu season is also here in the Big Apple. Doctors are reporting an early rise in cases ahead of the peak.
Doctors: Holiday Season Is Ideal For Spreading The FluFlu season is off to an early start this year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And if past years are any indication, it's about to get a boost due to family gatherings and holiday parties.
Is It Too Early To Get The Flu Shot? Local Experts Say NoAs kids get ready to head back to school soon, it also means that flu season is not too far off.
CDC Warns Stubborn, Deadly Flu Season Now Longest EverThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say this year's flu season has been one of the longest since 1997 when they started keeping records.
CDC: This Season's Flu Vaccine Working Better, But Infections Hitting PeakThe vaccine has reduced the risk of going to the doctor for flu-related illness by 47 percent overall this season.
CDC Now Releasing Flu Infection Numbers In Real-TimeAs CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reported, we're not even into the peak of the flu season and millions of people have already come down with the virus.
Confirmed Flu Cases Rising Across New York State, Governor's Office SaysOfficials say the number of people hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed flu was 363 this past week, a 41 percent increase over the previous week.
FDA Approves First New Flu Drug In DecadesFor the first time in 20 years, the Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug to fight the flu.
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.