There’s still months left in flu season and here in Maryland, we’re already seeing thousands more cases than we saw all of last season. One of the reasons? The CDC admits the flu vaccine was not very effective. Tuesday, health officials were grilled on Capitol Hill.
Flu shot fail. For the first time in ten years, health workers say this year’s vaccine is the least effective. But doctors say getting the vaccine can still protect you.
Flu shot effectiveness. Health experts say the flu vaccine has been one of the least effective in a decade.
A hospital in Hagerstown has imposed a quarantine to contain several patients infected with the influenza virus.
Flu epidemic. The CDC released new numbers Monday showing the flu is widespread in most of the country, including here in Maryland—and doctors say this strain can be more dangerous.
The Irish Festival is this weekend! Also, Dr. Bill has more on Ebola and the flu.
The Baltimore County Department of Health is offering free flu vaccinations at eight of its health centers.
Some are calling it the Ebola effect. Health officials say the amount of people getting their flu shots has increased dramatically compared to recent years.
Targeting the flu–before the season strikes. One county is taking precautions now.
There are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.
Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
Gov. Martin O’Malley joined with some of the state’s top health officials to talk about how Maryland is responding and preparing for any possible cases of the Ebola virus.