Influenza Vaccine Ineffective Due to Mutated Virus

Influenza Vaccine Ineffective Due to Mutated Virus

Flu season has just started and more people than expected, especially children and older adults, are going through mild to severe flu infections all across the country. The reason behind the increased number of affected is that the influenza virus has mutated and vaccines are proving ineffective against infections. The Centers for Disease Control and […]

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 […]

Canine Influenza Hits Massachussetts and Rhode Island

Canine Influenza Hits Massachussetts and Rhode Island

Canine influenza cases have been recently diagnosed in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Considered uncommon, doggie flu has owners, who may not have been aware that such a thing even existed, worried and running to vaccinate their pets. Veterinarians in the area, such as Dr. Heidi Bassler in Salisbury Massachusetts, says the illness have never been […]