The flu season is ramping up and many are predicting it’s going to be a rough one, partially because the flu vaccine is less effective this year. And new research says it could be especially bad for men. It says men actually get sicker than women and suffer more.
An 83-year-old woman from Sussex County died on November 17.
It’s a fashionable way to help prevent the flu.
As 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains, “Flu Near You” is a free website and mobile app that uses the power of crowdsourcing to track and monitor flu symptoms around the county.
While there’s a lot of fear about Ebola now, health officials say the flu is more dangerous. But it’s preventable, something one mom learned the hard way.
Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
One noted expert spoke with KYW Newsradio about how real the Ebola threat might be here.
Health: Government Urges People To Protect Against The Flu As Vaccine Clinics Start Across The Delaware Valley
About 150 million doses of flu vaccine are expected to be available this season. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more.
3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with the advisory.
CBSPhilly.com has compiled a resourceful list of links concerning the seasonal flu.
Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
Researchers in Philadelphia are developing a potential vaccine for the deadly MERS virus, and the technology could eventually lead to a better flu vaccine.
3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the latest flu trends.
Flu season appears to be in full swing in Pennsylvania, with health officials reporting outbreaks in at least half the regions of the state.