RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Flu

A collection of news and information related to Flu published by this site and its partners.

Top Flu Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • How The State Could Help

    How The State Could Help
    Protein Sciences' mission is to save lives and improve health through innovative vaccines. We developed a flu vaccine that can be made quickly, unlike the typical vaccine, and we're working on an Ebola vaccine. We're unusual in this. Although vaccines...
  • Flu activity continues to increase in Central Florida

    Flu activity continues to increase in Central Florida
    As the flu season inches toward its peak, federal and state health officials continue to encourage people to get vaccinated. In Florida, the highest flu activity has been among children so far. There has also been an increase in the percentage of...
  • How the flu vaccine turned out to be a poor match for this year's flu

    When it comes to developing a seasonal flu vaccine, researchers must take aim at an invisible target. Not only are flu viruses constantly changing, drug manufacturers need to start producing their vaccines four to six months before the flu season...
  • Mutated flu virus could signal more hospitalizations, deaths this season

    WASHINGTON This season's flu vaccine may not be as effective against new and possibly more virulent strains of the virus that could become the nation's dominant form of influenza in the young flu season. The emergence of a mutated flu virus has caused...
  • CDC: Dominance of H3N2 viruses may portend more deaths this flu season

    The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a warning for Americans: Get ready for a potentially nasty flu season. So far this flu season, the influenza strains most active in the U.S. are versions of H3N2 viruses, Dr. Tom Frieden...
  • Tiempo de 'flu', tiempo de vacunarse

    Tiempo de 'flu', tiempo de vacunarse
    Los días finales de noviembre hasta febrero es cuando más tiene influenza la gente y hay que prevenir el contagio. El último informe de FluView (un reporte semanal de vigilancia de influenza preparado para el Gobierno) para la temporada de influenza...
  • Is the flu really more dangerous to Americans than Ebola? It depends.

    A common meme to have emerged from concerns about Ebola virus in the United States is for people to “go get a flu shot,” the idea being that the people worry too much about a disease that is of little threat to them (Ebola) and not enough...
  • More Marylanders seek flu shots amid Ebola outbreak

    More Marylanders seek flu shots amid Ebola outbreak
    Call it the Ebola effect. A lot more Marylanders are volunteering for that shot in the arm that may protect them from the flu this year. Flu vaccinations were up about 30 percent in September around the state to more than 95,000, according to early data...
  • Flu shots are more vital than ever

    Flu shots are more vital than ever
    The Baltimore Sun has published a number of excellent pieces on the risk of Ebola versus influenza ("Ebola is no Spanish Flu," Oct. 17). One aspect that has yet to be mentioned is the risk to the segments of our population that can be even more...
  • Panic, not Ebola, is biggest enemy, civic and health leaders say

    There have been no confirmed cases of Ebola so far in Southern California, but anxiety over the disease has taken root. On Friday morning, health officials in Ventura County quelled rumors of a potential Ebola patient in Thousand Oaks. The patient did...
  • How does the flu vaccine work?

    How does the flu vaccine work?
    There are several kinds of flu vaccine available this year, but the main flu viruses are expected to be the same as last year's: two influenza A viruses (H1N1 and H3N2) and an influenza B virus. Some vaccines protect against a fourth virus, which is an...