Flu Epidemic Killing Dogs

Flu Epidemic Killing Dogs

A influenza epidemic is killing dogs and raising concerns and fears of the canine flu in the Chicago, Ill., area. Since early this year, the flu virus has sickened more than 1,000 dogs and the numbers of sick dogs being taken to veterinarians in the region are increasing. So far, five dogs have succumbed from […]

Adults Are More Flu Less Than They Think

Adults Are More Flu Less Than They Think

While it may seem like the flu is an annual problem, odds are adults are blaming the wrong bug. The reality is that flu resistance gets better with age. Once adults are more or less over 30, they get the flu far less than most people think. A new British study suggests that the typical […]

Flu Vaccine Effectiveness Concerns Raised

Flu Vaccine Effectiveness Concerns Raised

Research revealed by Public Health England (PHE) suggests there were significantly more deaths from flu than expected, flu vaccine effectiveness concerns have been raised. Evidence shows the current vaccine is stopping only three out of every 100 vaccinated from developing the illness. The agency stated that a “drift” or mutation in the virus has caused mismatching […]