A study from Stanford School of Medicine found that the flu vaccine might be more effective for women than men.
The man, who was in his 20s, is the first death linked to influenza this season in Boston.
Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
Flu season may appear to be over, but flu cases are on the rise again in Boston, city health officials said on Thursday.
Health officials say a low vaccination rate among people ages 18-44 makes them more susceptible to the flu.
The death of a Boston man in his sixties has been linked to influenza, city health officials announced on Friday.
Getting the flu often just means a few days of feeling lousy, but for some, it can have dangerous effects on the heart.
Lisa Gordon rolled up her sleeve for a flu shot Monday, finally prompted by a Center for Disease report that flu is now widespread in Massachusetts.
For the first time there are vaccines that protect against four strains of influenza.