COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A duck killed by a hunter in South Carolina had a contagious and dangerous bird flu that has not been detected in the wild in the U.S. in five years, officials said.
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Do you have a sore throat, a runny nose and muscle aches? It could be a common cold, a case of the flu -- or Covid-19.
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The U.S. flu season has arrived on schedule after taking a year off, with flu hospitalizations rising and two child deaths reported.
You'll need a prescription first from a doctor or other authorized health worker. The U.S. government is buying the pills from Merck and Pfize…
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Flu is making a comeback in the United States this year, with cases rising around the country even as the Omicron variant is surging, infectious disease experts say.
As the highly transmissible Omicron and Delta coronavirus variants continue to sweep across the United States, health officials warn that more…
FRIDAY, Dec. 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- This season's flu vaccine may do little to prevent infection with the main circulating virus strain because the strain has changed since the vaccine was developed, a new study suggests. The study was posted on a preprint server online and has not been published in a peer-reviewed journal.
FRIDAY, Dec. 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- This season's flu vaccine may do little to prevent infection with the main circulating virus strain because the strain has changed since the vaccine was developed, a new study suggests.
Kids often catch viruses at school and there's some evidence with flu that school breaks can slow the spread. So it might be lucky that omicro…
As a parent, the best thing you can do to protect your children from the flu is to get them vaccinated right away.
High-dose vaccines include four times as much flu virus antigen as standard flu vaccines. This can give older people a higher immune system response.
An Indiana family of four says it was mistakenly given COVID-19 vaccines instead of flu shots at a Walgreens, according to an attorney and local reports.
Medical experts warn the approaching flu season could be severe, renewing fears of a potential "twindemic" with COVID-19. Here's what you should know.
COVID-19 has now killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic did — approximately 675,000.
Can you get the Covid-19 booster shot and flu shot at the same time? Veuer’s Elizabeth Keatinge has more.