Experts Optimistic This Year's Flu Vaccine Will Be More EffectiveNow that September has arrived, the first shipments of the flu vaccine are arriving in Minnesota.
USDA Seeking Proposals For Production Of Bird Flu VaccineThe U.S. Department of Agriculture is taking bids from animal health companies for a bird flu vaccine.
Experimental Ebola Vaccine Could Stop Virus In West Africa
USDA: Bird Flu Vaccine Works On Chickens; Testing On TurkeysScientists have developed a vaccine strain that has tested 100 percent effective in protecting chickens from bird flu and testing is underway to see if it also protects turkeys, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told the House Agriculture Committee at a hearing on Wednesday.
USDA: Bird Flu Vaccine Not Good Enough For OutbreakThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says a bird flu vaccine doesn't work well enough to approve it for emergency use against the current outbreak that's shaken the Midwest poultry industry.
With Bird Flu Spreading, USDA Starts On Potential VaccineAs losses to poultry producers continue to climb from a deadly strain of bird flu, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is working on a potential vaccine in response to the current outbreak.
Flashback: Measles Outbreak In 2011 Sickened 21The University of Minnesota is in the news this week after a student tested positive for measles – the first confirmed measles case for the school in 20 years. But it hasn't been long since Minnesota experienced an outbreak.
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.
Health Watch: New Vaccine Developed Against Mosquito Born Illness A new vaccine against a virus spread by mosquitos is showing promise in early tests. The virus is called Chikungunya. It showed up in the U.S. for the first time this year and can cause debilitating joint pain.
Minn. Forum Set Up To Help Ease Vaccine ShortagesIn a bid to overcome flu-vaccine shortages in some areas, Minnesota officials have set up a forum to connect health care providers who have vaccine with those who don't.
Minn. Teen Dies From Complications Of FluA Minnesota teen who was fighting for her life, after being ill with the flu, has passed away.
Nasty Flu Season Start Outpaces H1N1 OutbreakA 14-year-old St. Louis Park girl is fighting for her life as she battles the flu and its complications.