InfluenzaInfo Center

Flu Vaccine: How a High Dose Could Help Older Patients
The flu can be a major risk for elderly patients. But the type of flu vaccine these patients receive could lower that risk.
New Flu Rx on the Horizon
Newfound support may give an experimental flu medication the boost it needs to become available for use.
How Your Flu Vaccine May Protect Those Around You
Adults who get their yearly flu vaccines may wind up protecting more than just themselves.
Why Early Flu Treatment Matters
The flu can be particularly dangerous for seniors, but early treatment with one kind of medication may help.
This Flu Rx May Really Work
Coughing, fever, aches and pains. Flu symptoms can be miserable. Good news, though — a medication may shorten that misery.
Influenza is an Epidemic in 22 States
As more states report flu cases and hospitalizations climb, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has declared the flu an epidemic.
High-Dose Flu Shot Boosted Immunity in Elderly
A high-dose flu vaccine isn’t any more fun than the regular version, but if you have to be stuck with a needle to prevent the flu, it’s nice to know it works well.
Flu Vaccine Vanquished Virus for Millions
The flu vaccine may have kept millions of people in the United States flu-free last year.
Staying Flu-Free on Vaccination Week
Have you gotten your flu shot yet? It may be the best way to keep yourself flu-free this season, experts say.
Flu Immunizations Up, Hospitalizations Down in Children
Kids aren't the biggest fans of vaccinations — particularly the needles that come with them. But those needles may be keeping many kids free from the flu and out of the hospital.