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Flu Vaccine

A pharmacist admisters a flu vaccine. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

2 More Flu Deaths In Santa Clara County; Statewide Flu Deaths Climb To 149

The number of people who died in Santa Clara County during the current flu season has increased by two to 10, the most of any Bay Area county, public health officials reported Friday.

01/31/2014

A bottle of influenza vaccine is seen in the MinuteClinic at the CVS/pharmacy on January 6, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The 2013-2014 influenza season is starting to take off in the United States, with more than half the country reporting widespread cases of flu activity, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bay Area Flu Deaths Reach 15; Pharmacies Get Vaccines Replenished

The number of flu-related deaths in the Bay Area increased again on Monday, with four more deaths reported, according to health officials.

01/13/2014

A box of influenza vaccine shots is seen in the MinuteClinic at the CVS/pharmacy on January 6, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The 2013-2014 influenza season is starting to take off in the United States, with more than half the country reporting widespread cases of flu activity, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Kaiser Permanente, Walgreens Experience Flu Vaccine Shortages

Bay Area County health officials are predicting that many people will try to get a flu shot in the days ahead, as news spreads about growing number of flu-related deaths.

01/10/2014

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New Choices For Seasonal Flu Vaccines

It’s fall. The kids are back at school, college football rivalries are in high gear, and — oh, yeah — it’s time to get a flu vaccine.

09/18/2013

A man receives a flu shot. (Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images)

Flu Claims Two More Lives In Santa Clara County

One died on January 11 and the other on January 13, said Dr. Marty Fenstersheib, health officer for the Santa Clara County Health Department, adding the men, both 58 years old, had other health issues that were exacerbated by influenza.

02/01/2013

A man receives a flu shot. (Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images)

Flu Season Off To Earliest Start In 10 Years Say Health Officials

Health officials say flu season is off to its earliest start in nearly 10 years—and it could be a bad one.

12/04/2012

Flu Vaccination (AP)

Contra Costa County Offering Free Flu Vaccines

On Nov. 10, Contra Costa Health Services will be offering free flu vaccines in nine cities in the county.

11/07/2010

Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center, Redwood City (www.stanfordhospital.org)

Stanford Looks For Twins To Test Flu Vaccine

Stanford University’s School of Medicine is looking for twins to help test how people respond to seasonal flu vaccines.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/24/2010

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