Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Flu vaccine may not protect against main flu strain: study

(HealthDay)—This season's flu vaccine may do little to prevent infection with the main circulating virus strain because the strain has changed since the vaccine was developed, a new study suggests.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Concerns rise over UK flu outbreak amid vaccine delays

One of the U.K.'s largest suppliers of seasonal influenza vaccines warned Saturday that there could be delivery delays of up to two weeks as a result of a shortage of truck drivers.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Statistics say large pandemics are more likely than we thought

The COVID-19 pandemic may be the deadliest viral outbreak the world has seen in more than a century. But statistically, such extreme events aren't as rare as we may think, asserts a new analysis of novel disease outbreaks ...

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