Developing a seasonal flu vaccine has long challenged scientists, as predicting the strain that will impact the public in any given year involves an educated guessing game.
Germany has detected a highly pathogenic bird flu strain which hit Asia severely but has never been reported in Europe, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday.
Getting the flu vaccination is becoming a prerequisite for day care and preschool in some places.
A second, milder wave of flu is hitting the Northeast.
The flu has been particularly bad this year among young and middle-age adults, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Not all flu viruses are the same. Some are hardy survivors.
People sick with the flu often take medication to alleviate the accompanying fever.
Just over a third of U.S. adults ages 18 to 65 got the flu shot during the 2012-2013 flu season, according to an analysis released on Tuesday, and if that trend holds for the current flu season,...
It was supposed to be a simple vaccine against swine flu, but since she had it, Chloe Glasson's life has been like a bad dream.