Leaders of the nation's system for helping people injured by vaccinations are vowing to better publicize the little-known program.
(HealthDay)—This year's flu season is off to a slow but detectable start. And it appears to be a typical one that's likely to peak in January or February, a leading U.S. health official says.
After weeks of Ebola panic, false alarms and quibbles over quarantine in the United States, health authorities are bracing for a new battle: flu season.
With Americans on edge about the potential spread of Ebola, it is easy to overlook another virus to which we have long been accustomed – influenza. According to estimates by the Centers for Disease Control ...
New York's mayor said Friday that the city's health system is fully equipped to handle Ebola after a doctor who had been infected in West Africa was hospitalised in America's largest city.
Flu season is approaching and with that comes the annual reminder to get a flu shot. But it's more complicated than a simple recommendation. How do we know which of the available influenza vaccines to get, and when? UConn ...
Very soon, people of all ages across Canada will roll up their sleeves for their flu shots.
(HealthDay)—Pediatricians are urging that all children aged 6 months and older be vaccinated for the upcoming flu season.
(HealthDay)—Less than half of all Americans got a flu shot last year, so U.S. health officials on Thursday urged that everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated for the coming flu season. "It's really unfortunate ...
Only about half of all pregnant women in the U.S. get a flu shot each season, leaving thousands of moms-to-be and their babies at increased risk of serious illness.
Doctors should make a point of offering a flu vaccine to their patients. A simple reminder could considerably reduce the number of racial and ethnic minorities who currently do not vaccinate themselves against ...
(HealthDay)—A group representing U.S. obstetricians is calling for all pregnant women to get a flu shot.
(HealthDay)—The H1N1 flu was the predominant influenza strain in the United States this year, but it packed a lot less punch than in 2009 when it caused a worldwide pandemic, health officials report.
(Medical Xpress)—Queenslanders will save time and money in a unique trial by Australian pharmacists delivering flu shots for the first time.
(HealthDay)—It's still not too late to get a flu shot, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.