People who received at least one influenza vaccine were 40% less likely than their non-vaccinated peers to develop Alzheimer’s disease over the course of four years, according to a new study from UTHealth...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Two weeks ago we reported on what appears to be the first human case of avian influenza A(H3N8) virus in a child in Henan Province, China. Today, the World Health Organization (WHO)...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 So far this season there has been an unusually low level of influenza in Norway, but from week 10 the increase has been marked, says doctor Trine Hessevik Paulsen at FHI. In week...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Statens Serum Institut (SSI) reports in their latest trend report the number of new, confirmed cases of infection decreased by a further 27% from week 8 to week 9. The decrease...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Statens Serum Institut (SSI) reported today on a case of influenza (an unspecified novel swine flu virus) in a citizen of Denmark with a virus variant that probably...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A Gooding County man older than 65 years of age has been reported as the first influenza-related death of the 2021-22 season. “The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A new antibody discovered in the blood of some people vaccinated against or infected with influenza can recognize a broad variety of flu viruses Scientists at Scripps...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Department of Health (DOH) reiterated its call to all parents to bring their infants and kids to health centers to get free vaccination shots that will protect them...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Swedish Public Health Agency, or Folkhälsomyndigheten says the flu epidemic is underway for the season and there is a risk that it will be intense. Since the beginning...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) FluView, one human infection with a novel influenza A virus (H1, neuraminidase result pending) was reported...