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.
(HealthDay)—It's the peak of flu season, and not being vaccinated can be risky for college students, a doctor warns.
Mexico is worried about a spike in the number of H1N1 flu cases and deaths, in the country that was the epicenter of the 2009 outbreak of the strain.
When the temperature tops out in the single digits just a day after highs in the 40s, it's time to bundle up.
Two men have died of swine flu in northern Spain, where an outbreak of the H1N1 virus has left over 40 people in hospital, officials said Tuesday.
(HealthDay)—Flu season continues to tighten its grip on the United States, with 35 states now experiencing widespread influenza activity, federal officials reported Friday.