Researchers Claim To Have Developed Universal Flu VaccineResearchers at Georgia State University claim they've developed a way to produce a "universal flu vaccine" that could protect patients for several years with just one shot.
Deadly Flu Season Claiming 100 Lives Per Week, CDC WarnsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated that 759 people died of flu-related illnesses between Oct. 7 and Dec. 23.
Has Flu Season, In Full Swing, Reached Its Height?Flu is now widespread in every state except Hawaii, but the good news is the season appears to already be peaking.
Flu Season in St. Charles: More Than 2,800 Reported Cases"I have heard that the fever is the usual in terms of severity, but it's lasting a lot longer, so we definitely need to encourage people to stay home as long as they do have that fever," says Assistant Director of Public Health for St. Charles County, Sara Evers.
Expert: Vaccine Shortage Could Deepen Flu ImpactThe season is off to a slow start, but this year's strain is especially "violent."
'Flu-pocalypse' Predicted Due To Ineffective Flu Shots, Doctors SayThe possibility of a "flu-pocalypse" is being talked about after record numbers of patients were diagnosed with influenza in Australia.
As Flu Season Starts, Doctors Warn Against Phones In The BathroomThe CDC notes that talking on your phone spreads germs from your respiratory system onto the screen, some of which can cause the flu.
Flu Cases on the Rise in St. LouisLocal health officials say it's not too late to get that flu shot as the number of influenza cases throughout the St. Louis area continues to rise.
Various Local Hospitals Offer Free Vaccinations this SeasonThe start of October traditionally means the start of the flu season.
Local Health Official Encourages Early Flu VaccinationsIt may seem a bit early, but local pharmacies are already beginning to offer the flu vaccine to customers.
Recent Influenza Outbreak Seen in DogsAn outbreak of canine influenza in Chicago has already killed 1,000 dogs, and city officials are calling it an epidemic.
Seasonal Flu Hits St. Louis HardIn St. Louis County, the number of confirmed flu cases last week totaled 265 - more than half of the 422 cases so far this season.

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