Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about influenza, including medical research on symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
Getting vaccinated for the flu in late summer, particularly for older adults, may mean less protection from the virus as flu season ramps up in the winter.
We hate to be the bearers of bad news, but this is shaping up to be another crazy-bad flu season. Check out these tips to stay healthy.
Sure, the headlines might be freaking you out. But, thankfully, the risk of exposure to this new virus is still super low.
Here’s how COVID-19 compares to other global outbreaks (and why it may be okay to worry a little less).
With COVID-19 hitting the U.S. at peak flu season, it’s no wonder some confusion has ensued. Learn how to tell the two respiratory infections apart and what you can do to stay healthy.
Some people believe in sweating out the sickness — but is it safe?
We’re going on Week 22 of flu season, and no, it’s not necessarily too late to get your shot. Here’s what you should know.
You’ve heard of bird (avian) flu and swine flu. New research published in Nature identified influenza viruses in South American bats that could pass to humans.
Certain bacteria in the respiratory system — specifically in the nose and throat — could impact your susceptibility to the flu, according to a study.
People at increased risk for flu complications should be tested and receive antiviral therapy as soon as possible if they experience flu-like symptoms.
African-American teens get flu vaccines at lower rates than white or Hispanic adolescents and teens have lower flu shot rates than other age groups overall.