By Lizette Borreli | Fri, 12/27/2013 - 17:03
The first wave of flu season leaves the pediatric death toll at four, as H1N1 remains a common strain in widespread infection in 10 states.
By John Ericson | Wed, 12/11/2013 - 19:19
The New York City Board of Health voted on Wednesday to approve a proposed requirement that all children under the age of 5 receive seasonal flu shots.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 11/25/2013 - 16:43
Chandler Webb, 19, died about a month after receiving a standard flu shot, and his mother is certain the vaccination caused her son's death.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 10/21/2013 - 18:01
In an effort to create a universal flu vaccine, scientists have discovered that inhibiting some aspects of the immune response allowed the vaccine to create antibodies that target proteins shared by every strain.
By Chris Weller | Thu, 09/26/2013 - 11:12
The CDC's latest report shows that flu vaccine coverage is on the rise, most notably among children.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 09/14/2013 - 17:53
The U.S. Air Force says it won't offer free flu vaccinations to its civilian workforce this year, as the service shifts budgetary priorities due to sequestration cuts.
By Jonathan Weiss | Wed, 06/26/2013 - 13:16
A review of over 40 years of data shows that even if the yearly flu shot is not well-matched to the circulating strain, it is still effective in prevention.
By Jonathan Weiss | Thu, 05/23/2013 - 14:45
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 Amber Moore | Wed, 11/21/2012 - 09:43
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it has approved Novartis' seasonal influenza vaccine Flucelvax.
By Amber Moore | Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:36
The flu shot not only protects people from influenza but can also reduce risk of dying from other underlying health complications like strokes and heart attacks.