MOSES LAKE, Wash. — While COVID-19 has been the illness at the top of most minds these days, health leaders in Grant County are monitoring a spike of flu cases in their community. The Grant County Health District has issued…
A doctor arrested for protesting border patrol's refusal to vaccinate migrants for the flu says, "a healthy 16-year-old should not be dying of the flu in 2019, especially in a first world country like the United States of America."
Dozens of members of Congress on Monday called upon US Customs and Border Protection to reverse its decision not to vaccinate migrants against the flu.
Coughing, sneezing and suffering from an achy breaky body? While having the flu is the worst, here's a bit of good news you can take to bed with you: You won't suffer from a cold simultaneously.
At least 1,300 people have died from the flu so far this season, according to a preliminary estimate released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Dr. Paul Spiegel looks back at the years he worked for the United Nations helping to coordinate vaccination campaigns for refugees in war-torn sub-Saharan Africa.
When Donna Bonin's 13-year-old son recently came down with a sky-high fever, she thought to herself: This can't be the flu. It's November.
On June 24 at 11:34 AM, Michael Sonn became a part of medical history.
The New England Patriots are gearing up for a big showdown against the Houston Texans on Sunday, but they may be down a few key players thanks to what appears to be a flu bug that has struck the team.
When adults want a flu shot, they have two choices: go to the doctor or go to a pharmacy.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) vaccinate migrants in detention against the flu last winter, but CBP rejected the idea, according to a letter obtained by CNN.
Six passengers aboard a cruise ship docked in Los Angeles were treated for flu-like symptoms Sunday, according to the city's fire department.
A group of physicians has volunteered to vaccinate migrants against the flu for free, but U.S. Customs and Border Protection is all but certain to say no to the offer.
Ten people at a care facility in Oklahoma were hospitalized after they were injected with insulin instead of a flu shot, police said.
It's widely accepted that the flu and the torrent of uncomfortable symptoms that come with it are to be avoided at all costs.
Facebook has launched a new feature to help track what preventive health screenings might be recommended for you based on your age and sex.
Most pregnant women in the United States don't get flu and whooping cough vaccines even though the shots are safe and recommended as part of routine prenatal care, a report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.
The aches, the sneezing, the sore throat, the exhaustion -- flu season is here, and you want to be prepared.
While 60% of adults think that the flu vaccine is the best preventive measure against flu-related deaths and hospitalizations, only 52% said they planned to get one this season, according to a survey by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID).
A new study shows that quickly smearing an ethanol-based hand sanitizer onto your hands probably won't kill those cold and flu bugs.
South Korea has become the latest country affected by deadly African swine fever, after several pigs that died at a farm were found to have been infected with the virus, its agriculture ministry said Tuesday.
Despite outbreaks of flu, tuberculosis and chickenpox, US Customs and Border Protection refuses to tell the public how many migrants in detention facilities have contagious diseases.
US Customs and Border Protection will not vaccinate migrants, even though three children who had been in US custody died after contracting the flu.
A Kentucky doctor's medical license was placed on probation for five years after his wife improperly handled flu vaccines and wrote prescriptions under his name, according to Kentucky's medical licensing board.