Latest seasonal flu Stories
Influenza cases are now being reported in Palm Beach County by MD Now Urgent Care Centers. In response to this recent increase in cases, MD Now Urgent Care is providing $10 seasonal influenza vaccineâ€™s for its patients.
A recent study by researchers at the University of Utah determined that the 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) caused a higher rate of neurological complications in children than the seasonal flu.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- With flu season just around the corner, Kmart announces that its 2010 annual walk-in flu clinics are now open through Nov. 15.
LANDOVER, Md., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than twenty years, Giant Food of Landover, Md. has provided seasonal flu shots as part of its Health & Wellness initiative in a continuing effort to best meet the needs of its customers during cough and cold season.
The US flu vaccine market is seeing one of its earliest starts in distribution, as two flu vaccine makers announced Friday they had started shipping supplies.
CDC Report Shows Increase in Seasonal Flu Vaccinations, Greatest Increase among Children ATLANTA, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More Americans were vaccinated against seasonal flu during the 2009-10 season (40 percent of eligible population) than during the previous flu season (33 percent of eligible population), according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
An analysis of hospitalization records for adults age 65 and over found that seasonal flu tends to move in traveling waves, peaking earliest in western states such as Nevada, Utah, and California and working its way east.
The World Health Organization (WHO) recommended on Thursday that this year's seasonal flu vaccine in the northern hemisphere should include protection against three strains, including the pandemic H1N1 virus.
Current research suggests that pandemic H1N1 influenza of swine origin has distinct means of transmission from the seasonal flu, yet does not result in the pathogenic severity of avian flu viruses.