Bill Gates Commits $12 Million To Help Find A Universal Flu VaccineAfter a devastating flu season around the world, Bill Gates is joining the search for a universal vaccine for the potentially deadly virus.
HealthWatch: Can The Flu Cause A Heart Attack?It's bad enough to get the flu but could you also be at risk of suffering a heart attack while you're sick?
Repeat Flu Vaccinations Can Help Protect SeniorsA new study suggests that older people, in particular, should make sure they get a flu shot year after year after year.
Experts Concerned About Effectiveness Of This Year's Flu VaccineThe vaccine is your best protection against getting the flu, but a new study is raising concerns.
Study: Women Who Had Miscarriages Were More Likely To Have Received Flu ShotsA puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots that included protection against swine flu.
How The Flu Affects The HeartGetting the flu often just means a few days of feeling lousy, but for some, it can have dangerous effects on the heart.
Rate Of Flu Vaccination Among Adults Lagging Behind Children More children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu but adults have a way to go.
BU-Led Study: Flu Vaccine Is Safe During Pregnancy A new study has found "reassuring" evidence that H1N1 flu vaccine is safe during pregnancy.
Several Mass. Communities Facing Flu Vaccine ShortagesAs Massachusetts faces a spike in the number of influenza cases, health officials in towns across the state say they’re running out of vaccinations.
Flu Outbreak Spreads Like Wildfire
Somerville Mayor Says City Has 'Exhausted' Supply Of Flu Vaccine"We exhausted our supply on Tuesday," Mayor Joe Curtatone said during a press conference Thursday morning.
2 Boston Hospitals Require Workers To Get Flu ShotsTwo major Boston teaching hospitals will soon require all employees to get flu shots as a condition of employment.