Flu Vaccine Not as Effective Because Virus Has Mutated

Flu Vaccine Not as Effective Because Virus Has Mutated

Though influenza cases are down compared to this time last year, the flu vaccine of 2014 is not as effective, warns a Breaking News report by CNN, because of a mutation in the influenza virus. CNN got its information from an advisory that U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent out to doctors across […]

Ebola and Influenza Symptoms Similar

Ebola and Influenza Symptoms Similar

Ebola dominates the headlines recently, but a more important virus is normally in our minds this time of year; Influenza, or the Flu. The initial symptoms of Ebola and Influenza are quite similar, and distinguishing between the two give people pause. The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa has caused somewhat of a panic of […]

Influenza Vaccination Researchers Debut New Way to Keep Children Healthy

Influenza Vaccination Researchers Debut New Way to Keep Children Healthy

Influenza vaccination researchers are debuting a new solution this year aimed at helping needle phobic children stay happy and healthy as flu season approaches. Although nasal spray influenza vaccines have been available for over a decade in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is now stating a preference for the FluMist® version over the traditional […]