A pregnant nurse in Pennsylvania has lost her job for refusing to get the flu shot because she was afraid of miscarrying.
Dreonna Breton said she made the decision after having her last two pregnancies end in miscarriage, and because she was concerned the vaccine may not be safe for pregnant women.
For the first time there are vaccines that protect against four strains of influenza.
New flu vaccines promise greater protection from getting sick this season.
Students returning to classes from winter break were greeted with warning signs and flu kits.
As Massachusetts faces a spike in the number of influenza cases, health officials in towns across the state say they’re running out of vaccinations.
18 people in Massachusetts have died from the flu this season, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced Wednesday.
At the Codman Square Health Center, Rutchamar Desir was getting a flu shot Wednesday.
Nurses at UMass Memorial Medical Center who choose to not get a flu shot are required to wear a mask. The Massachusetts Nurses Association believes the new guidelines are not fair.
With winter being right around the corner, have you thought about getting a flu shot? The Massachusetts Department of Public Health wants to make sure we all stay healthy this flu season and they are encouraging everyone, especially children and the elderly to get the all essential flu shot, which you can get for free in some local flu clinics.
There’s been a lot of attention on the arrival of the H1N1 vaccine in our area, but what about the regular, seasonal flu vaccine. Some doctors in our…