Flu Season Is Here, And Experts Are Already ConcernedLast year's seasonal flu vaccine effectiveness was just 42%, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated.
Bay Area Flu Outbreak Claims 3 Lives; Officials Urge VaccinationHealth officials are warning of a widespread flu outbreak in the San Francisco Bay Are in the wake of three recent flu-related deaths.
Flu ‘Widespread’ In Bay Area; Death Reported In Napa CountyA Napa County resident under 65 years old died Thursday from the flu, which has become widespread in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Sorry, Kids: Doctors Urging Flu Shots This Year, Not Nasal SprayKids may get more of a sting from flu vaccination this fall: Doctors are gearing up to give shots only, because U.S. health officials say the easy-to-use nasal spray version of the vaccine isn't working as well as a jab.
Daycare Workers Must Be Vaccinated Under New California LawA new law signed by Governor Brown this week requires all daycare workers to be vaccinated.
Deadly Dog Flu Arrives In California; 5 Warning Signs To Look ForA dangerous and sometimes deadly virus that has affected thousands of dogs in the Midwest has shown up in California.
Bay Area Sees Spike In Flu Cases, 4 Deaths ReportedCases of influenza are on the rise, and the California Department of Public Health announced that there have been four flu-related deaths in the Bay Area.
Health Officials Warn This Year's Flu Vaccine Won't Prevent New H3N2 Strain Of InfluenzaHealth officials weren't sure if the new strain would become a significant problem in the U.S., but lab specimens from patients have shown that the most commonly seen flu bug so far is the new strain of H3N2.
Could You Stomach A Popsicle Made To Look Like An Infectious Disease?A San Francisco-based designer created a collection of frozen treat molds that turn basic flavored sugar water into popsicles that resemble infectious diseases.
Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors PredictAlthough concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
UCSF Ebola Expert: Ebola Is Not As Infectious As Influenza, Tuberculosis, Measles And Other Airborne DiseasesAmid questions and concerns over the recent cases of the Ebola virus in the United States, KPIX 5 talked to an expert on infectious diseases at University of California at San Francisco.
Bay Area Doctors Report Late-Season Rush For Flu ShotsWith the flu continuing to spread at an alarming, and deadly rate in California, doctors said there’s a late season rush for flu shots.