The CDC's advisory panel is recommending the nasal spray over the flu shot for children between the ages of two and eight.
Officials confirmed the first ever H5N6 death in a 49-year-old man from China.
Researchers found that the 1918 virus was capable of attacking the body and evading the defenses set up by the immune system.
According to a new study, using a Wikipedia-based system analysis can accurately predict the severity of a flu season.
Health officials reported that a second wave of the flu has sickened hundreds of people from New York.
The total confirmed number of deaths from the flu in California rose to 302, according to a report from the states health officer. Six of the reported deaths were children.
According to a new study, a self-administer flu vaccine patch could be available within the near future.
A new analysis found that during last year's flu season, vaccination rates were particularly low for adults between 18 and 64-years-old.
The recent statistics show that there is a gradual rise in the number of flu cases in parts of the country like Kansas City. The rise has been steady in the past few weeks which is a possible sign that the season my peak early in the coming year.
A 73-year-old Chinese woman, who was infected with a rare strain of the avian flu called H10N8, has passed away.
The CDC reported that last year's vaccine prevent 6.6 million influenza cases.
Researcher found that parents who received reminders to vaccinate their children were more likely to do so than parents who did not receive reminders.
Researchers reported that of the 830 kids who died from flu-complications, 43 percent of them were completely healthy.
Los Angeles County has issued an order that requires all healthcare personnel who come into contact with patients to get the flu vaccine or be forced to wear protective masks.
Scientists from the Imperial College London believe that they have found the blueprint for a universal flu vaccine.
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