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.
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.
We got the scoop from doctors.
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.
Two new studies confirm that the benefits of getting a flu shot outweigh the very small risks
The H1N1 flu pandemic of 2009-10 killed an estimated 284,500 people, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) scientists — an estimate that is 15 times higher than the previously recorded official death toll.
It may take as few as five mutations for H5N1 to go from being a bird-only problem to a potentially deadly human pandemic flu, researchers report.
My 9-year-old son took Tamiflu and became a child possessed. I’d never heard about this potential side effect, which appears to be most common in kids.