Choice is good, but when it comes to protecting yourself against the flu, one vaccine that is able to fight off most virus strains year after year is far more appealing than an annual jab.
Don’t want to wait for an appointment at your doctor’s office to get a flu shot? Retail clinics offer speedy service, but may not be allowed to vaccinate everyone.
Decisions to decisions. How to choose from the wide variety available
Researchers discovered it before it became a pandemic, but there’s no vaccine for it yet
The first estimates of the severity of the H7N9 influenza virus show that about one-third of people who were hospitalized with the infection died. And flu experts warn that the strain could reappear in the next flu season.
Researchers have more questions than answers about the latest bird flu circulating in China, including whether birds are the only reservoir for the virus.
In the wake of emerging H7N9 cases in China, citizens are taking to the country’s social media service, Weibo, to post the latest tallies of individuals infected with the new bird flu strain. The deletion of some of the posts is …
Flu season may be coming to an end in some parts of the world, but a new influenza virus harbored by birds may be starting its global assault.
Public health experts say the benefits of vaccination still far outweigh the risks
It’s not too late to get a flu shot – especially if you’re pregnant, say experts at the March of Dimes.
Piggybacking off this year’s influenza epidemic, a new strain of the highly contagious norovirus has reached the U.S. from Australia.
We got the scoop from doctors.
Researchers who voluntarily stopped work on a potent strain of influenza they created in the lab are hoping to end the moratorium on their studies.