A recent study made on frogs from Southern India revealed that their mucus can be a potential treatment for influenza. The latest study has been published in the journal Immunity.
Could a flu pandemic happen again and hit humanity like it never happened before? Projections that this generation might face The Big One warns everyone to prepare for the worst including being aware of its impact and what to do about it.
Tessa Puma initially had strep throat infection. However, the child got struck with the flu in the previous week and had to go through amputation after complications made her lose a leg because of the flesh-eating bacteria at the Akron Children's Hospital.
Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Monday that most influenza deaths happen in unvaccinated children. This underscores the importance of getting vaccinated than none at all.
Scientists transformed the common surgical mask into an anti-viral killer mask with just a simple solution.
Can experts really determine the degree of flu infection one can get through their birth year?
The lollipop analogy suggests that your year of birth year predicts, how you will be affected by the animal-origin-influenza A virus. Though the prediction can be extended to a complete diagnosis the association proved shows that there are connections between the first time a person gets infected by a flu and his possibility to be severely attacked by influenza A in the later stage.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reminding everyone that there is still time to get the flu vaccine.
A decision from the New York State Supreme Court orders the New York City Health Department to discontinue its forced immunization program for pre-schoolers.
Last winter, England and Wales reported more than 40,000 deaths which has been the highest number since 1999. According to the report, most deaths involved people over 75 years of age.
A new review concluded that the flu shot can be effective in protecting older people from influenza.
Licensed day-care centers and preschools in NYC, New Jersey and Connecticut are mandating children to get the flu vaccine this year.
A new injectable drug was effective in treating influenza symptoms, an analysis of two clinical trials found.
Even though the Ebola outbreak in Africa is one of the worst ones to occur in years, there are many viruses that are more deadly than Ebola.
Patients who were likely to benefit the most from antiviral therapy for influenza were prescribed these drugs less frequently during the 2012-2013 influenza season and instead antibiotics were overprescribed, a new study has found.