Are flu shots worth the bother? Influenza vaccine experts to break down what we’ve learned lately about the remedies.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
The start of flu season is still weeks — if not months — away. Yet marketing of the flu shot has become an almost year-round effort.
By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
WASHINGTON — Kids may get more of a sting from flu vaccination this fall: Doctors are gearing up to give shots only, because U.S. health officials say the easy-to-use nasal spray version of the vaccine isn't working as well as…
By Lauren Neergaard, Associated Press
‘Tis the season to be sick, and this year’s flu shot may not save you. Doctors are warning that the season could be more severe than they thought because a strain of the virus is not responding to the vaccine.
By PBS NewsHour
Last year, cases of influenza were at extremely low levels, but the virus has returned with a vengeance. Gwen Ifill talks to Dr. Julie Morita of the Chicago Health Department and Dr. William Schaffner of Vanderbilt University about the current…
As flu season kicks off in the Northern Hemisphere this month, many people will decide whether to spend the time and money to get this year's flu vaccine. Now, a Canadian study suggests one more reason to endure a shot:…
By PBS NewsHour
The flu vaccine that has been in high demand during this year's flu season may have offered little, if any, protection again the virus, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention preliminary study released Thursday.
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