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influenza

Who will and who won’t get the flu?

New "biomarker" can be used to indicate a person's susceptibility to flu viruses.

Kids with asthma need a flu shot

Children with influenza have a 37 percent higher chance of not responding to their breathing treatments.

Fighting a cold or flu? Beware of overdosing

The risk is great as people take over-the-counter medications designed to treat multiple symptoms.

Just how bad is this flu season? Experts weigh in

Two-thirds of confirmed cases in the U.S. have been caused by the dangerous H3N2 strain.

Flu may be spread by just breathing

When someone is coming down with influenza, they should take care of themselves and stay at home, if possible.

¡Ponte el abrigo; te va a dar un resfrío!

¿O será cierto? Los médicos ayudan a los padres a navegar esa añeja batalla.

A shot at college

The postsecondary world can produce curious intellectuals, but it’s also ground zero to some heinous germs. The solution? Vaccinate.

Bye-bye flu shot, hello patch?

Early results appear promising for dissolvable microneedle vaccine.

Flu season all but over in U.S.

In a twist, the middle-aged were among those hardest hit, CDC says.

Boost your child’s immunity

These 8 practical tips help protect your youngsters from cold and flu viruses.

CDC: Get flu shot now

As flu season picks up throughout the country, the elderly are most at risk of complications.

Por qué debe vacunarse contra la gripe ahora

Si desarrolla la influenza, la vacuna puede hacer que sea más leve, afirman los médicos.

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