Health Officials: Worst Of Nasty Flu Season Is OverThe worst of the nation's nasty flu season is finally over.
Researchers Claim To Have Developed A 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.
40 Percent Of Doctors, Nurses Go To Work With The Flu, Survey FindsAccording to a survey of nearly 2,000 healthcare professionals, over 40 percent who say they've worked while sick actually had the flu as they met patients.
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.
MDH: Flu Season Has Peaked, Child Death ReportedA child in Minnesota has died after getting the flu. It's the first pediatric death due to influenza in the state this season.
4 Things To Know: Giffords' Visit, Flu Vaccine, Spam Snacks & MoreFrom former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords visiting Minnesota to Hormel's "Spam Snacks," here are the top four stories from Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016.
State Health Officials Say Flu Cases Down SignificantlyAccording to the Department of Health, last flu season more than 4,000 Minnesotans had to be hospitalized. So far this flu season, there have only been 92.
Minnesota Prepares For Flu SeasonThe flu is the virus that haunts us all winter long. But Kris Ehresmann of the Minnesota Department of Health is calling this season lackluster, so far. "I know a lot of people are thinking, 'It was so much busier the last couple of years, what's happening?'" Ehresmann said.
Officials Say Flu Season Off To A Slow Start In The DakotasThe flu season is off to a slow start in the Dakotas, but officials say that doesn't mean people shouldn't take precautions against the illness.
Flu Cases Already Popping Up In MinnesotaWash those hands and cover your coughs -- the flu season is here. The Minnesota Department of Health announced Thursday that two people got so sick last week they had to stay in the hospital.
Health Department Says This Year's Flu Season Should Be MilderState health officials are hoping for a milder flu season. They say this season's vaccine will be more effective compared to last year. Shipments of the vaccine are already available at some health clinics.