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.
You’ve gotten your flu vaccine and you wash your hands regularly. But you still need protection from those flu-ridden friends on your social network.
Kids don’t cough or sneeze into their hands anymore, so why haven’t American adults caught on? Read more on our companion blog Ideas.
Based on early data from flu sufferers, health officials say the current influenza vaccine is 62% effective in reducing symptoms of the disease.