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A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that getting a flu shot reduced the risk of flu-related hospitalization by 71.4 percent for all adults and 76.8 percent for those over age 50 during the 2011-12 flu season.
Oman's Health Ministry said on Monday that teams would conduct investigations, including checking for signs of the virus in people who came in contact with the deceased 68-year-old man. His death was reported on Sunday by the official Oman News
Alabama and Alaska are reporting wider geographic spread of flu than the other 48 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The two states reported "regional" spread which means outbreaks of flu or increased cases of flu-
While a Vermont hospital has ordered mandatory annual influenza vaccinations for staff and volunteers, most appear to be sticking to a policy of strongly encouraging the flu shots rather than making them a requirement. "We feel that it's another way
A state health official says flu season has started in Kansas but there isn't any indication that this year's outbreak will be any worse than previous years. Charlie Hunt, state epidemiologist for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, says
Swine flu is the possible cause of a patient's death at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage, state and hospital officials said Thursday. State lab tests are still pending, but the patient tested positive at the hospital for type A influenza.
The Congress is gearing up to counter the BJP's campaign on healthcare by showcasing its achievements in the sector and 'debunking' the party's claims on Harsh Vardhan. The BJP has been highlighting Harsh Vardhan's tenure as the health minister of
Gallatin County has the first two confirmed cases of influenza in Montana this season. The Gallatin City-County Health Department says the cases were confirmed in two adolescent boys. City-County health officer Matt Kelley is encouraging residents to
If so, who would you say complained the most when they were sick? Think about it long and hard before you answer, because you might be wrong. When it comes to getting sick, men are notoriously known for being big babies. They need to be catered to
Health officials say there are three strains of influenza currently circulating in Iowa. The state Department of Public Health says influenza activity in the state remains at a low level, but the three strains mean an individual could become ill with