Researchers have more questions than answers about the latest bird flu circulating in China, including whether birds are the …
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
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.
Researchers who created a so-called superstrain of H5N1 bird flu say the virus may not be as lethal or as virulent as has been widely suggested.
How bad is the flu season? Doctors are Googling the answer
Flu prevention is important for everyone, but here’s another reason to make sure to get vaccinated: in a study of childhood flu deaths from the 2009 H1N1 pandemic, researchers found that otherwise healthy kids can succumb to …
As vaccines go, the flu shot is no exemplar. A comprehensive new review of the research, published online by The Lancet Infectious Diseases, finds that the vaccine prevented illness in 59% of adults aged 18 to 64, and in eight of …
We got our flu shots at TIME Healthland HQ this week, which reminds us to remind you to do the same. A few flu shot basics to follow.