Flu Vaccine

Oxford scientists lay out blueprint for universal flu vaccine

Every year, the world enters an arms race with the flu. With the virus adapting constantly, scientists try to predict which strains will be the most …


Maplewood man nearly died from flu last winter, now he's a flu shot fan

Two days after getting out of the nursing home, Charlie Hinderliter turned 39.<p>He had endured two months in the hospital, three weeks in the nursing …


As Flu Scare Tactics Unfold

As the Earth begins to tilt away from the sun in winter, North America prepares for the seasonal spread of influenza. The annual flu scare …


Ever Wondered How Long the Flu Shot Lasts? We Asked the Experts

You've decided to get the flu shot to steel your body against the tiny invaders known as influenza. So, how long does this stuff last? "The shot lasts long enough to protect against the flu for one flu season," said Dr. Honore Lansen, MD, of One Medical.<p>In other words, the vaccine you got last year …


7 Things You Didn’t Know Make The Flu Worse

Getting the flu is no fun. But as summer winds down, it's more and more likely. If you end up stuck with this bug, it's important to watch out for …

Immune System

From Prevention to Treatment: Everything You Need to Know About this Year's Flu

The 2017 – 2018 flu season was the deadliest in years, resulting in a record-breaking number of hospitalizations and several deaths. And while flu …


5 Things You Can Buy at Costco Without a Membership (Video)

There are several products and services you can take advantage of at Costco—even if you’re not a member.<p>Almost any Costco member would tell you that …

Customer Service

Weekly Zeitgeist 42 (Best of 9/17/18-9/21/18)

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Ted Cruz

Man Killed On Train; $10M Lottery Prize; Road Rage Stabbing

Plus where to get the flu shot in New York, police say assistant football coach send nude pix to minors and more nearby news.


Smyrna Makes Big List, Hero Officer Top Cobb's Weekly Headlines

Cobb student arrested | Cobb graduation rates | Fatal accident | Flu vaccine | Gas station murder | Delta pilot indicted


Bucks County Holding 3 Free Flu Shot Clinics

Bucks County is offering free flu shots for any County residents who are 3 years of age or older. Here are the dates:


Puppies Responsible for Sickening 118 People, CDC Says

They say dogs are man's best friend, and it's true. Dogs are great companions. However, a recent study published in the Centers for Disease Control …


How To Prevent The Flu Naturally

With flu season just around the corner, you'll want to do everything you can to avoid contracting a virus. In addition to getting the flu shot, there …

Immune System

How Long Does the Flu Last and How Long Is It Contagious?

The 2018-2019 flu season is already starting. If you're unlucky enough to get infected, here's what a doctor says you can expect.<p>When you have the flu, you want it to go away as soon as possible. Unfortunately, although flu symptoms may begin suddenly, the virus doesn't tend to be speedy—and you …

Mayo Clinic

Women reunite for 50th anniversary of nursing graduation

They met five years before the IWK Health Centre opened.<p>But on Friday, 18 women gathered at the hospital to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their …

Nova Scotia

Frontline staff could be moved in flu jab alert

Certain hospital staff in the borough could be redeployed if they have not had the flu vaccine.<p>Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust …


50 years ago, a flu pandemic spurred vaccine research

<b></b> Girding against a new strainFlu comes in many kinds, and the current vaccine … has little effect against a newcomer that has afflicted at least …


Would you argue with the doctor if your child looked like this? How a mother's instinct saved her daughter's life - after doctors sent her home from hospital with Panadol

Emma Tobin didn't need test results to know her daughter Paige was seriously ill.<p>After watching the three-year-old's condition rapidly deteriorate to …

Lifestyle (UK)

The CDC Recommends Nasal Flu Vaccines For the First Time in Two Years

This is good news for those of us afraid of needles.<p>For the first time in two years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent (CDC) is saying it’s okay to use the nasal spray flu vaccine instead of getting a shot. While the CDC doesn’t necessarily recommend one version over the other, it does …


Considering an early flu shot? Maybe not

Research is finding that the flu vaccine fades as weeks go by.<p>Last year’s winter flu season was so severe that some doctors are recommending earlier …


From a mathematical model to a new influenza vaccine

Link to paper: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-06228-8<p>Why do we have perfectly good vaccines against some diseases like measles and not …

Immune System

Flu season is approaching; here’s what you need to know

This year’s flu season is just getting started. And experts are already beginning to worry.Last year was the worst flu season in more than a decade. …

Southern California

CDC Reports Early Flu Symptoms; Urges People to Get Flu Shots

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Flu season typically doesn't ramp up until November, but the Centers for Disease Control is already reporting people experiencing …

Public Health

100 years later, we're still learning from deadly Spanish flu

In September 1918, Philadelphia was overcrowded. With the nation in the throes of the first world war, the Navy Yard barracks and boarding houses …

News (U.S.)

It’s not too early for a flu shot: One case already reported at Harborview

SEATTLE -- The time to get your annual flu shot is now, according to area doctors.<p>Harborview Medical Center has already treated one case of the flu …


Readers Write: Flu shots, allegations against Kavanaugh, Ellison, (Clinton, Trump, Franken …)

Flu prevention is no laughing matter.


ICYMI: Where To Get Your Flu Shot In North Carolina

North Carolina reported 389 flu deaths last season. As the 2018-19 flu season approaches, the CDC is reminding people to get vaccinated.

North Carolina

8 things you need to know this morning Thursday, Sept. 20 - Baltimore Business Journal

By Carley Milligan <br>– Digital Editor, Baltimore Business Journal<p>Sep 20, 2018, 7:56am EDT<p>Good morning Baltimore!<p>Today will be partly cloudy with …


Congress Set for Biomedical, Defense Research Boosts

Continuing their rapid pace of late, the Senate Tuesday adopted on an overwhelming 93-7 vote the second of three possible FY 2019 “minibus” packages. …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Board of Health: Annual Flu Shot Clinic

Annual Flu Clinic on Saturday: October 20, 2018 from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM at the Westwood High School gymnasium.<p>This post was contributed by a community …