In a follow-up on the first H3N2v influenza case in the US this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) offered up some additional information in a Disease Outbreak News release Friday. On 13 January,...

Researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine have discovered that children who receive a seasonal flu shot are less likely to suffer symptoms from a COVID-19 infection. The finding comes...

Delaware health officials reported this week the  first flu-related death of the 2020-2021 season. The individual was a 56-year-old Kent county male infected with influenza B, who also had underlying...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 One human case of infection with a swine influenza A(H1N1)v virus was reported by the Netherlands, which occurred in September 2019, according to the World Health Organization...

A vaccine that induces immune responses to a wide spectrum of influenza virus strains and subtypes has produced strong and durable results in early-stage clinical trials in humans, Mount Sinai researchers...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved indication for Xofluza (baloxavir marboxil) to include post-exposure prevention of influenza (flu) for patients...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 South Dakota state health officials reported Friday on the first influenza death of the 2020-2021 season. The death was reported in Potter County, and the individual was in...

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) sent a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), urging Director Robert Redfield to promote further awareness of the CDC’s efforts to address flu...

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) and School of Pharmacy (UMSOP) have discovered new drug compounds to potentially treat the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Swedish Public Health Agency, or Folkhälsomyndigheten is recommending vaccination against influenza and pneumococci, and due to the current pandemic, vaccination is extra...