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Why you should still get the flu shot, even though it won’t directly protect you from the coronavirus
It's almost never too late to get the flu shot, which won't prevent coronavirus, but can keep you healthy.
The world’s biggest iPhone maker has hired the scientist known as the ‘SARS hero’ to oversee its reopening as it resumes production
Apple's main manufacturing partner, Foxconn, just hired the head of China's coronavirus investigation as an adviser.
Your muscles ache when you have the flu because of inflammation caused by the virus. To find relief, try applying heat or taking anti-inflammatories.
The most common flu symptoms are body aches, chills, cough, fatigue, fever, and headache but there are other symptoms like sore throat and vomiting.
Five people in the US have been diagnosed with the coronavirus that originated in China. Since October, up to 20,000 Americans have died of influenza.
How to stay healthy at work this winter, according to an expert from the elite team that creates flu vaccines
Flu experts agree that the best way to protect yourself and others is to get a flu shot or a dose of flu mist. Staying home if you're sick helps, too.
The Food and Drug Administration just approved the first new flu treatment in nearly 20 years. The drug, Xofluza, can be used to treat the flu in people age 12 and older who have had symptoms for no more than two days.
Flu season is approaching in the US, and with it, a redesigned flu vaccine is here. After last year's shot performed so poorly, proving itself only 25% effective against some of the nastiest strains of the flu, infectious disease experts and drugmakers have reformulated the 2018-2019 vaccine.
Scientists studied flu cases in more than 600 cities and towns around the US — and found where flu season lasts the longest
Influenza viruses circulate better in cold, dry air. But scientists who've studied six years of illness data from across the country have found out that the weather isn't as big a factor in transmission rates in big cities. The flu is more persistent all winter in a big metro area.
A leading medical institution created a simulation that shows how a new disease could kill 900 million people — and it reveals how unprepar...
The Clade X simulation, created by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, shows how vulnerable the world is to the spread of a pandemic virus. According to the scenario's creator, if efforts to create a vaccine continued to fail, a disease like that could kill 900 million people.