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This flu season, the feds have a special request for kids, and a local top doctor wants people to know some vaccines may offer better protection against influenza than others.
Some people get flu shots to avoid the flu, but some people are getting paid to catch the flu.
Chicken eggs have long been used in the production of injectable vaccines, prompting some allergy sufferers to shy away from flu shots.
A pre-school age child in Northern Virginia has died from the flu, according to the Virginia Department of Health.
It's still early in the flu season but widespread flu is reported in Virginia, while there are fewer cases of flu right now in Maryland and D.C.
Virginia's health department urges people to be careful around pigs at county fairs because influenza A H3N2v can be passed from sick pigs to humans.
If you're avoiding cozily snuggling up this Valentine's Day because of the flu, there may be bad news. Keeping your distance may not be enough.
Intricate tracking models have become a huge asset in forecasting the weather and now, scientists are using similar technology to predict flu outbreaks.
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