By Peter Sergo | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 18:03
Over 60 researchers from 26 countries established that the death toll of the 2009 influenza outbreak could be as high as 203,000, with global regions being affected in widely differing degrees.
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 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 Anoopa Singh | Thu, 05/30/2013 - 18:35
The Tamiflu dosage debate is over: a standard single dose is just as effective as double dose for treating severe influenza.
By Christie Rizk | Fri, 05/24/2013 - 17:08
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 Ansa Varughese | Fri, 05/03/2013 - 10:16
Scientists in China created a new strain of a potentially fatal and transmissible influenza virus. Tested to pass between guinea pigs, senior scientists call this "appallingly irresponsible."
By Jonathan Weiss | Fri, 03/22/2013 - 10:14
An over-the-counter anti-inflammatory pain killer available at every corner store has been shown to block flu replication in cells and in animals. Researchers hope this finding could lead to more powerful flu treatments.
By Makini Brice | Fri, 02/01/2013 - 10:45
It is flu season!