Over and over, Dr. Nancy Sullivan thought she was close to an Ebola vaccine, only to see the experiments fail. But it is those failures that led her to a vaccine promising enough to test in West Africa.
Swiss researchers have suspended the testing of one of the leading Ebola vaccine candidates after some volunteers reported unexpected side effects.
Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
A 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.
Forget the Black Friday ads for TVs and toys: stores are finding a way to lure in customers right now.
A Keller church is warning its congregation that it may be at risk of contracting Pertussis, or whooping cough, as it is widely called.
British scientists say there isn’t enough evidence to prove the antiviral drug Tamiflu reduces the spread of flu.
A North Texas mother of three has died from the flu. Now her family is sharing their traumatic experience and encouraging others to take this year’s dangerous strain of influenza seriously.
The Tarrant County Health Department confirmed a sixth flu-related death in the county Tuesday.
JPS hospital in Fort Worth is extending hours at a network of neighborhood clinics to help relieve the crush of flu patients.
As the flu virus continues its deadly spread across North Texas, health officials are telling those who have been avoiding flu shots that there is still time to get protected. And many hold outs are beginning to listen.
More people are packing into urgent care clinics, seeking a vaccine, as hospitals overflow with flu-concerned patients.