“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.
Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
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.
There is no doubt that the flu vaccine lowers the risk of hospital admissions and death for pregnant women.
If the World Cup in Brazil or some other attraction has tickled your fancy for international travel, here’s a reminder of a precaution to take.
With reports of the flu epidemic growing by the day, many employers are providing on-site flu shots. Some are requiring them. Can they?
The Pennsylvania Department of Health in partnership with the Delaware County Council hosted a free flu clinic at the Penn State Brandywine Campus.
Flu season appears to be in full swing in Pennsylvania, with health officials reporting outbreaks in at least half the regions of the state.
Approximately 13 million illnesses, and over 110,000 hospitalizations, may have been averted by the flu vaccine over the last six years in the US.
There were 23,000 flu cases verified in Pennsylvania as of March 23rd, and officials say most cases are not lab-verified.
The coughing and the body aches continue, as the flu continues to spread across the country.
There were 5,059 flu cases across Pennsylvania last week, up from 4,256 cases the previous week.
The flu emergency continues to grow across the country and in our area. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has an update.
There are about 11,000 confirmed cases in Pennsylvania so far this season, and 22 deaths.
While many do have the flu, there are other viruses making the rounds.