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.
New Jersey-Based Johnson & Johnson Begins Testing Ebola VaccineNew Brunswick, New Jersey-based Johnson & Johnson has begun testing an Ebola vaccine in humans, intended to counter a strain of the virus similar to the one that has wreaked havoc in West Africa.
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.
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.
Officials: Meningitis Cases In HIV Positive Gay Men Under InvestigationNew York City's Health Department says it's investigating three cases of meningitis that have developed in HIV-positive gay men over the last two weeks.
NYC Health Department Investigating Measles OutbreakThe health department said seven adults and nine children have been diagnosed to date and four people have been hospitalized.
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.
Princeton Begins Vaccinating For Meningitis BThe Ivy League school has experienced an outbreak of type B meningococcal disease. Seven students and one student visitor have been stricken by the bacterial illness since March.