'Flu-pocalypse' Predicted Due To Ineffective Flu Shots, Doctors SayThe possibility of a "flu-pocalypse" is being talked about after record numbers of patients were diagnosed with influenza in Australia
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.
As Flu Season Starts, Doctors Warn Against Phones In The BathroomThe CDC notes that talking on your phone spreads germs from your respiratory system onto the screen, some of which can cause the flu.
Flu Vaccine Only 23 Percent Effective, Doesn't Cover Bug Making Most People SickAs predicted, this year’s flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It’s only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn’t include the bug that is making most people sick, according to a government study released Thursday.
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.
243 Deaths From Flu This Season In California; Health Officials Say Numbers Reflect Decline California health officials said the recent numbers show an overall statewide decline in the number of deaths this season, and that the number of hospitalizations are tapering back to normal levels.
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.
2nd Flu Death Of Season Recorded In San FranciscoThe second flu-related death of the season has been recorded in San Francisco, city health officials said Wednesday.