CDC: This Year's Flu Vaccine Doing Poor Job Of Preventing InfluenzaNationally, federal health officials say this year’s vaccine has had limited effectiveness.
Researchers Claim To Have Developed A Universal Flu VaccineResearchers at Georgia State University claim they've developed a way to produce a "universal flu vaccine" that could protect patients for several years with just one shot.
Glaxo Recalls Flu Vaccine Due To Potency ProblemGlaxoSmithKline is recalling a popular four-in-one flu vaccine because its effectiveness can decline over time.
New Tech Serving Doctors And PatientsA report in the journal <em>Pediatrics</em> finds that an effort to use text messaging to urge parents to vaccinate their children for the flu has had a great deal of success.
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This Year's Flu Vaccines Less Effective Due to Virus MutationWhen working on the influenza vaccine for the following year, researchers make a guess as to which strains will be prevalent.
In Montco, Pa. Lawmakers Shine Spotlight on Importance of Flu Vaccinations“It was my decision not to get him vaccinated, and as a mom I will always live with that,” said Diane McGowan (in yellow), whose son Martin died after contracting influenza.
Can Employers Mandate Flu Shots?With reports of the flu epidemic growing by the day, many employers are providing on-site flu shots. Some are requiring them. Can they?
Penn State Brandywine Campus Holds Free Flu ClinicThe Pennsylvania Department of Health in partnership with the Delaware County Council hosted a free flu clinic at the Penn State Brandywine Campus.
Pennsylvania's Flu Season Is Worst in Three YearsThere are about 11,000 confirmed cases in Pennsylvania so far this season, and 22 deaths.
National Influenza Vaccination Week Kicks Off SundayNational Influenza Vaccination Week starts Sunday and there are lots of places to get a vaccine locally.
Flu Shot Benefit May Spread Among ChildrenResearchers compared flu-related emergency room visits in Children’s Hospital in Boston to Montreal Children’s Hospital in Canada, where shot recommendations were not expanded to include more kids.