UW-Madison Professor Building A Better Flu Vaccine - Wisconsin Public Radio News

University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers are working to produce flu vaccines in a different way. The goal: better protection from what is a seasonal annoyance for many but a serious health concern for others. Producing vaccines differently might ...

'Tis the season to get your flu shot - NorthJersey.com

Don't be fooled if you've noticed a lot of people getting sick lately. Local doctors say it's still too early to tell what kind of flu season we're in for, despite an uptake in a flu-like respiratory illness in the North Jersey area over the past month ...

Tips to Avoid Catching Infections This Holiday Season - ABC News

Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, millions of Americans will take to the roads and skies to visit family and friends. This can mean exposure to plenty of viral and bacterial pathogens through the air and through physical contact. Here's a few tips ...

CDC Issues Flu Alert, Warns America Could Come Under Grip Of Deadly Flu - ExpressObserver

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that a lethal strain of influenza is circulating in America, showing signs of developing into a severe flu season. Cases have already been reported from at least 36 states in America. The strain ...

Five things you need to know about flu season - NavyTimes.com

It's an enemy that can make your unit ineffective faster than any human adversary — it's flu season. Navy Medicine is gearing up to protect sailors and Marines from this year's viruses by pushing to get 90 percent of each service's active-duty ...

California Department of Health confirms first flu death of person under 65 - KRON4.com

SACRAMENTO (KRON) — The California Department of Health has confirmed the first flu death of a person under 65 for this flu season. Health officials say the death was reported in Los Angeles County. “As this unfortunate case illustrates, the flu can ...

Baby Your Baby: What you need to know about flu shots for kids this year - KUTV 2News

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Influenza Vaccinations Available - SDSU Newscenter

Though the influenza (flu) virus can be transmitted year-round, Nov. 1 to March 31 is the season when the illness is most common. San Diego State University students, faculty and staff have access to affordable flu vaccinations. A yearly flu ...

Flu Vaccines: A Long Shot, But Better Than Nothing - CALIFORNIA

With the CDC admitting that last year's flu shot was a considerable bust and other emerging research challenging the shot's efficacy, some are questioning if they should even bother. As a spritely 20-something who feels like she's made of steel and ...

Alberta records first flu death of season in Calgary - Calgary Herald

One person has died in a Calgary-area hospital from influenza — the first such death in the province this season. Influenza numbers Dec. 2016 graphic. Alberta Health Services has confirmed a person died sometime before Nov. 26 after being hospitalized ...

No flu shot? Officials want you to don a surgical mask at hospitals this winter - CBC.ca

British Columbians who haven't had a flu shot are being asked to wear surgical masks in all health care facilities until the spring, say provincial authorities. The policy — which comes into effect on Dec. 1 — is meant to protect vulnerable patients ...

Cold and flu season; not too late for immunizations - St George News

ST. GEORGE – It's not too late to prevent what could become weeks of misery and various medical complications by getting immunized against influenza. flu-get-vaccinated Influenza, commonly called the flu, is a contagious respiratory illness caused by a ...

AHS confirms first flu death of the season in Calgary - CBC.ca

A person in Calgary with a confirmed case of the flu has died, Alberta Health Services (AHS) says. It's the first reported death of a person with the flu in the province this flu season. "We know every year influenza can cause hospitalization and ...

New Mexico Department of Health to Host Flu Shot Clinic in Las Cruces Friday - KRWG

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Department of Health's Las Cruces Public Health Office will be hosting a flu shot clinic on Friday, December 2nd from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at St. Genevieve Parish Hall, 1025 E. Las Cruces Ave. in Las Cruces, NM. There is no ...

Officials: Flu season hasn't peaked yet; still time to benefit from vaccine - Moultrie Observer

ALBANY, Ga. — So far, flu activity in Southwest Georgia has been moderate, with both Type A and B cases confirmed; and residents who haven't yet gotten vaccinated against the infection should consider doing so, says Southwest Health District Health ...

California health officials report first death of flu season - Los Angeles Times

California health officials on Thursday confirmed the state's first death of this year's influenza season and reminded everyone to get a flu shot before more people get sick. “As this unfortunate case illustrates, the flu can be deadly and causes ...

1st Flu Death of the Season Reported in L.A. County - KTLA

The first influenza-associated death of the season killed a middle-aged man from the northern part of Los Angeles County who also had “significant pre-existing medical conditions, county public health officials announced Thursday. The influenza virus ...

Getting ahead of the flu - The Union of Grass Valley

With the onset of flu season, Nevada County Public Health Department recommends that community members six months and older receive the flu vaccine this season, particularly those who are medically vulnerable. “Flu shots are the best way to protect ...

LA County reports first flu death of the season - LA Daily News

Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, receives a flu shot from Sharon Bonadies at the conclusion of a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, in 2014. (File AP Photo/J. David Ake). By Susan ...

Flu fatality in LA County marks first of the year for those under age 65 - San Francisco Examiner

An influenza-associated fatality in Los Angeles County marks the first such death for a person under the age of 65 for the 2016-2017 flu season. California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith ...