CDC Says Flu Vaccine More Effective, But Cases Still On The RiseWhile temperatures reached the 60's in Baltimore on Friday, it's still the dead of winter, which can only mean one thing. Flu season.
How Effective Is This Year's Flu Shot?The CDC estimates the vaccine has reduced the risk of going to the doctor for flu-related illness by 47 percent overall this season.
Flu Shot May Be More Effective Than Nasal Vaccine, Study SaysWhen it comes to vaccinating yourself -- or your kids -- against the flu, there are two options in the United States: a traditional shot or a nasal spray.
There’s Still Time To Get That Flu Shot Before Peak Season HitsThere’s not much news about this flu season yet, and the headlines about last year’s terrible toll have faded.
Maryland Flu Cases Among The Highest In The CountryThe Maryland Department of Health calls the flu outbreak in the state "high" and "widespread."
Just Ahead Of Holidays, Flu Cases Are Spreading Across U.S.Health officials say the flu is spreading across the nation, with a dozen states now reporting widespread flu cases just ahead of the holiday season.
Seasonal Flu Activity Up Across The U.S.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, seasonal influenza activity is increasing in the U.S.
Flu Season Begins; CDC Estimates Up To 20% Will Get SickA health warning. Doctors say they are already starting to see flu cases coming in! This after the flu reached epidemic levels last year.
University Of Md. Warns Students Through Email About Flu EpidemicA warning at the University of Maryland as a large number of students come down with the flu. The university is asking patients to isolate themselves to stop the spread. This year's stubborn flu strain has already turned deadly. Rick Ritter has more on the growing flu fears.
This Year, Vaccine May Not Save You From The FluThere'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.
Saturday, January 10, 2014Dan the T-Shirt Man has your playoff apparel! Also, Dr. Bill has what you need to know about this year's flu strain.