Are flu shots worth the bother? Influenza vaccine experts to break down what we’ve learned lately about the remedies.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
If you live in the U.S. and aren't traveling to West Africa, you're not likely to catch Ebola. But these six diseases should worry you -- especially if you're a parent with small children.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
In the hopes of making a better flu vaccine, NIH scientists are purposely infecting dozens of volunteers with the influenza virus, The Associated Press reports.
By Sarah Corapi
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…
Hari interviews Carl Zimmer on his book, "A Planet of Viruses."…
By Talea Miller
Researchers found that the 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza produced antibodies that provide protection from several flu strains.
U.S. health officials are dealing with shortages and production delays of H1N1 vaccine, but stand by the choice not to opt for vaccine boosters, called adjuvants, that could stretch supply of H1N1 vaccine, but are not licensed in the United…
A new study released by University of Maryland researchers this month found that the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus may have a biological advantage over other seasonal flu viruses this winter.
The Center for Disease Control released recommendations last week that seasonal flu vaccines be given to all children and adolescents between 6 months and 18 years.
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