Latest seasonal flu Stories

2009-09-14 15:27:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to help keep members healthy and flu-free this year, Independence Blue Cross (IBC) will offer coverage for the administration costs of the H1N1 (swine flu) vaccine when it becomes available.

2009-09-14 13:44:00

ITASCA, Ill., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- This flu season, an ounce of prevention can amount to big savings at the JEWEL-OSCO grocery checkout.

2009-09-11 08:53:00

Flu Clinic Locator Available on www.flucliniclocator.org to Help People Find Local Seasonal Flu Vaccination Clinics and Stay Healthy WASHINGTON, Sept.

2009-09-10 12:43:22

There is a need to educate pregnant women and their healthcare providers on the need of a seasonal influenza vaccine, U.S. health officials said.

2009-09-10 14:14:35

A study released on Thursday said that swine flu is able to infect cells deeper in the lungs than seasonal flu, thus helping to boost the severity of the illness.

2009-09-10 11:47:00

QUINCY, Mass., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than twenty years, Stop & Shop 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 the cough and cold season .

2009-09-10 08:00:00

New Influenza Vaccination Awareness PSA Educates Families about Ways to Not Get "Sidelined" From Seasonal Flu this Year ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families Fighting Flu (FFF) reminds parents today to get their children vaccinated against the seasonal flu.

2009-09-09 15:40:00

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart announced today that its annual walk-in flu clinics open tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 10, and will continue through October 30, 2009. Seasonal flu vaccinations will be available at the over 900 Kmart Pharmacy locations for $25 while supplies last.

2009-09-02 06:20:00

According to an announcement by US researchers on Tuesday, the H1N1 virus seems to have a competitive advantage over other strains of seasonal flu, spreading more quickly and aggressively than standard varieties.

2009-09-01 00:17:28

Seasonal flu shots begin Tuesday without appointment at MinuteClinics and select CVS/pharmacy stores, CVS Caremark officials in Rhode Island say. CVS Caremark officials say 100,000 free seasonal flu shots will be offered to the unemployed at flu clinics scheduled at One-Stop Career Center locations.

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