Ahead Of Potential 'Twin-Demic,' Baltimore County Officials Encourage Residents To Get The Flu ShotThe CDC says we could be facing a potentially early and severe flu season because of relaxed safety measures and the population's reduced immunity to the virus due to low flu activity last year.
Gaithersburg-Based NovaVax Initiates Trial For Combination COVID-19 And Flu VaccineThe trial will be conducted in Australia at up to 12 sites and results are expected during the first half of 2022.
Frederick County Kids Can Get Their Flu Shot At These 2 ClinicsFrederick County has two new vaccine clinics set up for kids this November.
1 In 3 Parents Won't Get Flu Shots For Their Child During COVID-19, Study FindsOne-third of American parents have no plans to get their children vaccinated for the flu this year, according to the National Poll on Children's Health released Monday, despite the very real possibility their child could also catch the deadly Covid-19.
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.
With Up To 7.3M Hit By Flu This Season, Scientists Search For Better VacineBetween 6.2 million and 7.3 million people in the United States have developed the flu this season, according to data released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
University Offers $3,500 To Get Sick And Stay At 'Hotel Influenza'St. Louis University is willing to fund your vacation under one condition: you have get sick and agree to stay at "Hotel Influenza."
Bill Gates Commits $12 Million To Help Find A Universal Flu VaccineAfter a devastating flu season around the world, Bill Gates is joining the search for a universal vaccine for the potentially deadly virus.
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.
Frederick County Schedules 3 Flu Vaccine ClinicsThe Frederick County Health Department says it will be offering free flu vaccines for children.