People who received at least one influenza vaccine were 40% less likely than their non-vaccinated peers to develop Alzheimer’s disease over the course of four years, according to a new study from UTHealth Houston.
As flu season progresses, so does the chorus of advice, professional and otherwise, to drink plenty of fluids and take fever-reducing medications, like acetaminophen, ibuprofen or aspirin.Read More
Researchers have found that children who receive years of season-specific flu vaccines develop antibodies that also provide broader protection against new strains, including those capable of causing pandemics.Read More
Influenza A viruses are the predominant flu strain this season, according to the latest data from the US CDC.Read More
Despite opposition from The World Health Organization, officials in Spain are calling for governments to start dealing with COVID-19 as if it were any other endemic respiratory virus.Read More
Flu vaccination protected children against serious flu illness even when they were infected with a flu virus that was antigenically different from the vaccine virus, according to a CDC study.Read More
A new bird flu outbreak has a greater risk of spreading to humans due to the number of variants, according to health experts.Read More