The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new flu vaccine for adults that is not egg-based, although it hasn't yet been tested on people with egg allergies. The manufacturing process for the vaccine, called Flucelvax, is similar to the …
One of the reasons it’s so difficult to create a cure for the flu is because the virus continually shape-shifts from year to year. That means getting annual flu shots, instead of a more permanent solution to the problem. Researchers from the …
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- New research published today suggests that this year's flu vaccine is even less effective than originally thought, and that people who got the shot are vulnerable to getting sick anyway. Researchers have known …
Boston Children’s Hospital announced last week that it will be offering a new flu vaccine this year, called a quadrivalent vaccine, that will help prevent all kinds of flu strains. Scientists are currently aware of four different types of the flu
The flu season is just getting underway in North America, but if Australia’s experience with influenza is any guide, we’re …
Researchers are seeking about 500 NHS patients to try out a new "universal" vaccine against seasonal flu. The experimental vaccine works differently from the one currently available, which has to be remade each year based on a …
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Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Fall is here and that means it’s time to …
There are few reasons to skip your flu vaccine, and fear that the shot might hurt really shouldn't be one of them this year. The new-in-2011 intra­dermal vaccine, an into-the-skin flu shot, has a smaller needle that makes the injection hurt …
While preparing for flu season and getting vaccinated early, consider this: a growing number of people are getting the vaccine from a manufacturer in the town of Holly Springs. The company is called Seqirus, and it is leading the world in …
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