Health Officials Say It Could Be A Bad Flu Season In spite of the yearly recommendations, doctors say fewer than 50 percent of Americans get the annual flu shot, leading to more than nine million flu-related illnesses a year and 12,000 deaths.
All CHOP Employees Must Get Flu Shot This FallChildren Hospital of Philadelphia is employing several strategies to reduce the spread of infection during the upcoming cold and flu season.
Does Flu Mist Offer Enough Protection For Children?A CDC advisory committee has voted that the nasal spray vaccine, Flu Mist, should not be used in the upcoming flu season.
Flu Activity Now Considered Widespread Across RegionDoctors offices are filling up with patients complaining about headaches, fevers, coughs and body aches.
Study: Estrogen Can Protect Women From The FluThe study found that estrogen reduced flu virus replication in nasal cells from women, but not men.
With Peak Of Flu Season Approaching, Doctors Want Everyone To Get Flu ShotThe peak is in the first few weeks of January.
Panel Discussion Aimed At Addressing Myths About Vaccinations Addressed At ConferenceChristopher Molineaux, president and CEO of the Pennsylvania bio life sciences future conference, says the goal of the influenza panel discussion was to improve the vaccine rates and pandemic preparedness.
Free Flu Shots Available At City Health CentersIt's not a guarantee that you won't get the flu, according to health commissioner James Buehler.
Glaxo Recalls Flu Vaccine Due To Potency ProblemGlaxoSmithKline is recalling a popular four-in-one flu vaccine because its effectiveness can decline over time.
Deaths From Flu In Delaware Climb To 26Delaware health officials say the number of flu-related fatalities this season has risen to 26.
Temple Researchers Work To Arm Old Flu Drug Against New ThreatsWhat if there were a way to fight the mutations that cause so much sickness each year? That's what Temple University scientists are working on making a reality.
Health: The Life-Threatening Condition That Can Develop Out Of Almost Any InfectionMore than a million Americans each year are diagnosed with a life-threatening condition known as sepsis, which can develop out of almost any kind of infection, including the flu.