Texas Health Officials Say Flu Vaccine Now AvailableHealth experts say flu vaccine is now available in Texas.
Fort Worth Leaders Roll Up Their Sleeves For Flu ShotsHealth officials across Texas have been urging residents to get their flu shots and Wednesday leaders from Tarrant County and the City of Fort Worth set out to lead by example.
Protecting Your Pup From Canine FluAn outbreak of canine flu has sickened dogs in the Midwest, killing a handful and stirring concern among animal lovers that the highly contagious virus will sideline their pets.
Tests In Texas & 4 Other States Show Flu Vaccine Not Working WellAs predicted, this year's flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It's only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn't include the bug that is making most people sick.
CDC Says Flu Season Getting WorseFlu is widespread in 43 states, and flu activity was intense in most of them during the week of Christmas, according to the latest figures issued Monday by the CDC.
Flu Cases Spiking Across North TexasDallas County health officials say they could confirm a third flu-related death this week.
Denton Walmart Hosting Flu Shot ClinicTo help in the fight against the flu, a Walmart store in Denton is hosting a flu clinic on Thursday and Friday.
Tarrant County Reports Two Flu DeathsTwo Tarrant County adults have died from the flu within the past 24 hours.
Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors PredictAlthough concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
Doctors: Ebola Fears Making People Forget About Flu DangersWhile doctors don’t underestimate the viciousness of the Ebola virus they say the greater threat to public health, by far, is influenza. They're concerned fears about Ebola will make people forget to get vaccinated.
Study: Do-It-Yourself Flu Vaccine EffectiveA study suggests that do-it-yourself flu vaccine might be possible. Researchers found that military folks who squirted a nasal vaccine up their noses were as well-protected as others who got it from health workers.
Flu Shots = Big Business For RetailersForget the Black Friday ads for TVs and toys: stores are finding a way to lure in customers right now.