University Of Maryland Gets $200M Contract For Flu ResearchThe University of Maryland has received a $200 million contract to research seasonal flu vaccines.
Using Hand Sanitizer May Be Giving You A False Sense Of SecurityA new study shows that quickly smearing an ethanol-based hand sanitizer onto your hands probably won't kill those cold and flu bugs.
This Flu Season Is The Longest In A Decade, CDC SaysIt's official: This year's flu season is a record breaker.
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.
Vitamin C? No Wet Hair Outside? What Actually Works To Prevent Kids’ ColdsSniffles and sneezes are hard for kids to avoid this time of year. While parents do their best to prevent children from getting sick, some of the precautions they take may not be helping.
CDC Reports 9.6M Already Have Been Sick With The Flu This SeasonAt least 30 states reported widespread activity last week, local hospitals here in Maryland are now on high alert.
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.
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.
Flu Cases On The Rise In The United States, CDC SaysGeographically, there's widespread flu activity reported in 11 states -- Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York and North Carolina -- and Guam.
126 People Died From The Flu In Maryland Last YearIn Maryland, 126 flu deaths were reported last season. Protect yourself this year and get a flu shot!
What Is The Flu?Here's some things you need to know about the flu.