CDC Recommending Everyone 6 Months & Older Get Flu ShotHealth officials hope that will lessen the number of flu symptoms which can be confused with COVID-19.
CDC: Flu Vaccine Providing Substantial Protective Benefit For Children During Influenza SeasonThe flu vaccine is based on an educated guess of what strains will be circulating because its made before the flu season starts.
Troubling New Anti-Flu Vaccine Poll Has Doctors Worried About Children's HealthA new study shows more than one in three parents plans to altogether skip flu shots for their kids this season.
University Offers $3,500 To Get Sick And Stay At 'Hotel Influenza'St. Louis University is willing to fund your vacation under one condition: you have get sick and agree to stay at "Hotel Influenza."
Bill Gates Commits $12 Million To Help Find A Universal Flu VaccineAfter a devastating flu season around the world, Bill Gates is joining the search for a universal vaccine for the potentially deadly virus.
CDC: This Year's Flu Vaccine Doing Poor Job Of Preventing InfluenzaNationally, federal health officials say this year’s vaccine has had limited effectiveness.
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.
Zeoli Show Log 1.8.15Rich talked about the aftermath of the terrorist attack in Paris and a grand jury saying Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane broke the law. He spoke with Dr. Mazz about a girl in Connecticut forced to undergo chemotherapy treatments and for FBI Agent John Guandolo about his new book, Raising a Jihadi Generation.
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.