Flu Shot Rate Below Half

Flu Shot Rate Below Half

While Ebola fosters fear and fascination, many in the U.S. ignore a potentially killer disease until they catch it – influenza. In fact, the flu shot rate in the U.S. is below 50 percent, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in a “glass half empty” presentation by CDC Director Dr. […]

New Way to Fight Flu

New Way to Fight Flu

A new flu treatment is not exactly like waving a magic wand at someone with the flu and curing them, but it does look like it will make sufferers better much faster. The single-dose injectable drug, Peramivir, is already in use in other countries as a new way to fight flu symptoms. The influenza or […]