The Ebola threat continues to be a real concern overseas–with 932 deaths and more than a thousand infected. But health officials say the flu is a much bigger threat to people here in Maryland.
The number of flu cases in Maryland is ramping up. Clinics and emergency rooms are starting to see a spike in the number of people feeling the effects of flu-like symptoms.
A woman who lives just over the border in Pennsylvania is drawing national attention for her beliefs.
The Pentagon is honoring a scientist at Fort Detrick in Frederick with its top award for career civilian employees.
For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.
A surge in whooping cough cases may be linked in part to parents’ refusal to vaccinate their children.
More children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu, but adults have a way to go.
A new strain of bird flu has researchers rushing to find a vaccine. Unlike earlier strains, this new one appears capable of mutating into a deadly pandemic.
It’s fall. The kids are back at school, college football rivalries are in high gear, and — oh, yeah — it’s time to get a flu vaccine.
Every flu season is different, but it typically begins in early October and November and peaks in December, January or February.
The Frederick County Health Department says it will be offering free flu vaccines for children.
As a child, Michelle Colby dreamed of becoming an adventurous countryside veterinarian. Cows were her favorites. “It’s in my genes, I believe,” Colby said, remembering the countless visits to her family’s dairy farm in upstate New York.