Flu Vaccine News
Zika Virus Vaccine Project Launched by Sanofi Pasteur
A French company is the first to announce it will attempt to develop a vaccine for the Zika virus . The Sanofi Pasteur company announced today it has launched a vaccine research and development project to target the Zika virus. The Zika virus outbreak continues to spread across multiple countries,
Cooped Up by the Snowstorm: Tips on Avoiding Flu Virus When Caring for the Sick
A massive snowstorm that is bearing down on the East Coast is arriving during the traditional peak of flu season, which the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines as between "December and February." As the storm begins, many people will be stuck at home with family members or
Here's How Prepared Your State Is for an Outbreak
If you live in Delaware, Kentucky, Maine, New York, or Virginia, congratulations -- your state is tied for top billing in terms of preventing, diagnosing and responding to disease outbreaks, according to a new report from the Trust for America's Health (TFAH). Using data from the Centers for
Index: Police Arrest Person of Interest in the Disappearance of Jacob Wetterling in 1989
To the index tonight new developments in one of America's most well known missing persons cases eleven year old Jacob literally. Disappeared watching his bike near his home in Saint Joseph Minnesota that was in 1989 authorities today. Arresting a man for a separate crime calling in the person of
Health Alert Over Flu Vaccination Syringes
Dozens are at risk after a New Jersey nurse was caught using the same syringe between patients.
Flu Shots Go Zero-Gravity for NASA Research
Flu shots are going zero-gravity -- or micro-gravity to be exact -- thanks to a new NASA project that aims to examine how a human's immune system is affected while in space. Astronaut Scott Kelly, who is aboard the International Space Station for a year, got a flu shot today even though he's
CDC Predicts Flu Vaccine Will Be More Effective Than Last Year
After an intense flu season last year, health officials said they are hopeful that this year's flu vaccine will be far more effective at curbing outbreaks. This year's vaccine will target the same strain of the virus, the H3N2 strain, that mutated last year, leaving the vaccine less effective,
Good News About This Year's Flu Vaccine
The CDC says the flu vaccine should be more effective this year because it will contain a strain that wasn't included in last year's vaccine.
Two Vaccines Every Pregnant Woman Should Get
When you’re pregnant, you pay extra-close attention to nearly everything you put into your body, from a tuna fish sandwich to everyday pain medication. So you might also feel extra nervous about getting a flu shot or other vaccines. But some vaccines are actually crucial during pregnancy: “Being
Deadly Flu Strain Striking Dogs Across the Nation
Veterinarians urging owners to get their dogs flu shots as soon as possible.