Health officials are hoping that next season's flu shot — which will be released in the autumn — will be a better match to the strains that are actually circulating.
U.S. flu hospitalization rate this season was about 52 hospitalizations per 100,000 people.
Think you have the flu? If you're over 30, chances are you don't.
A husband and wife are sick with avian flu after returning from China.
Sleep probably gets less credit than it should for battling illness since much of its work is under cover.
This year the predominant strain is h3N2, which has been shown to be more virulent than other kinds.
Scientists have discovered a new class of antibiotics that can kill a wide range of dangerous, drug-resistant bacteria.
Wait, what? Hugs can help fend off bugs? New research suggests hugging could be a key front-line defense for our cold-, flu-, and winter-battered immune systems. Trace embraces the findings.
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