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Doctor: Which flu vaccine to get

This flu season, the feds have a special request for kids, and a local top doctor wants people to know some vaccines may offer better protection against influenza than others.

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 10:13am EDT

Tags: Flu vaccine, flu shot, influenza, Wayne Meyer, Dr. Wayne Meyer, Kristi King, CDC

New study finds pregnant women fight flu virus aggressively, get sicker

A new study has found that pregnant have an unusually strong response to the flu virus, which explain why they become sicker than other adults.

Monday - 09/22/2014, 05:33pm EDT

Tags: pregnancy

Flu season starting soon

A number of parents are concerned about the serious respiratory illnesses, including the enterovirus D68 found in the Midwest. But doctors are saying parents should be just as nervous about the flu.

Monday - 09/15/2014, 09:15am EDT

Tags: flu season, Flu vaccine

Bao Bao update: Pandas can get the flu too

Who knew? Giant Pandas can catch the flu. So keepers are taking special care.

Monday - 03/17/2014, 04:38pm EDT

Tags: Kristi King, pandas, Bao Bao, National Zoo

Poll: One in 4 head to work even when sick

Colds and flu often spread like wildfire in the workplace, and one big reason is that too many people who are sick just won't stay home.

Sunday - 02/23/2014, 11:17pm EST

Tags: Paula Wolfson, colds, sick days

Flu season impacts visitors at some area hospitals

This flu season is not only making people sick, it's also impacting those trying to visit patients at local hospitals.

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 08:49pm EST

Tags: flu season, Inova Loudoun Hospital, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, Inova Fairfax Hospital

Upsurge in flu, H1N1 deaths among younger population

Although winter's cold may be subsiding, the risk of serious illness or death associated with the flu still exists and now, a resurgence of the H1N1 virus is causing a dramatic rise in deaths of younger people.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 10:23am EST

Tags: Anthony Fauci, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, vaccine, H1N1, Sarah Beth Hensley

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Would you get the flu for $3K?

Some people get flu shots to avoid the flu, but some people are getting paid to catch the flu.

Monday - 02/03/2014, 12:23pm EST

Tags: Dick Uliano, deborah kotz, influenza

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Study: Flu medications could spread sickness

Could cold and flu drugs help spread the flu? Some researchers think so.

Monday - 01/27/2014, 09:13am EST

Tags: Dick Uliano, medicine, McMaster University

Va. flu cases still widespread, 1 pediatric death

Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 09:10am EST

Tags: influenza

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