By Christie Rizk | May 24, 2013 05:08 PM EDT
A mysterious illness that struck seven people in Alabama earlier this week has been determined to be a combination of cold and flu viruses.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 23, 2013 02:45 PM EDT
By creating a completely artificial flu-like structure, researchers are on their way to reducing yearly flu shots to just once in a lifetime.
By Susan Scutti | May 16, 2013 05:19 PM EDT
The surprising discovery of the H1N1 swine flu virus in elephant seals off the California coast leads scientists to believe the disease may spread between mammal species.
By Makini Brice | Feb 05, 2013 07:16 PM EST
Though the worst of flu season seems to have already passed, this season was already much harsher one than the one from last year.
By Makini Brice | Feb 01, 2013 10:45 AM EST
It is flu season!
By Makini Brice | Jan 17, 2013 11:43 AM EST
A new study suggests that flu season may be a good time to start exercising.
By Amber Moore | Jan 17, 2013 10:40 AM EST
A new study based on more than 117,000 pregnancies has found that there was no risk of still-births for pregnant women who took vaccine against 2009 H1N1 influenza virus.
By Colleen Jenkins | Jan 14, 2013 08:35 AM EST
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a public health emergency on Saturday, giving pharmacists permission to administer flu vaccinations to more people.
By Sharon Begley | Jan 11, 2013 02:20 PM EST
Influenza has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, with 7.3 percent of deaths last week caused by pneumonia and the flu.
By Makini Brice | Jan 10, 2013 02:06 PM EST
This flu season is shaping up to be a severe one. In fact, officials are calling it one of the worst in nine or ten years.
By Scott Malone | Jan 09, 2013 04:37 PM EST
Faced with a surge in flu cases, the mayor of Boston declared a public health emergency on Wednesday.
By Makini Brice | Jan 08, 2013 02:44 PM EST
If you are one of the unlucky souls who came down with the flu this winter, you tend to have nothing but time to ruminate about who got you sick.
By Makini Brice | Dec 26, 2012 04:36 PM EST
A study found that carnosine, a compound found in many recipes for chicken soup, can indeed mobilize the immune system to fight the early stages of the flu.
By Amber Moore | Dec 04, 2012 10:22 AM EST
The flu season this year has begun early and is expected to be really bad.
By Christine Hsu | Nov 26, 2012 11:39 AM EST
A new experimental flu vaccine made out of mRNA that may work for life is now being developed.