A report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta indicates that younger Americans were especially affected by influenza this season.
Medical experts and officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta said that vaccination rates among American adults are far lower than they ought to be.
A new study has found that fever treatments may cause thousands of more flu deaths each season.
Flu season is ramping up, with illness widespread in at least 35 states. That’s up from 25 in the previous week.
Men with higher levels of testosterone are more likely to have very little, or no response to flu vaccines and other defenses against influenza and other infectious diseases.
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found that almost half of the 830 children who died from the flu between 2004 and 2012 did not have a high-risk medical condition such as asthma or heart disease, and were otherwise healthy.
More children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu, but adults have a way to go.
More children than ever got vaccinated against the flu last year, and health officials urged families Thursday to do even better this time around.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting that the flu vaccine has only been 62 percent effective amid 47 states reporting widespread illness.