City of St. Pete Urges Residents To Obtain Flu Vaccination ASAPA trip to the doctor's office is likely at the top of your list over the next couple of weeks or at least it should be according to top health officials. The City of St. Petersburg, Thursday issued a statement encouraging residents to obtain a flu vaccination as soon as possible.
Flu Shot Campaigns Draw Support, Opposition During COVID-19 PandemicWith coronavirus still affecting our day-to-day lives, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says it's now more important than ever to get your flu shot. Kroger hosted a drive through flu shot clinic for people in the Metro Atlanta area, but one group showed up to protest the vaccine.
Minorities Needed For Coronavirus Vaccine TrialsA group funded by the National Institutes of Health has released a series of television ads minorities to roll up their sleeves and become study participants in clinical trials for coronavirus vaccines.
'We're Not Going To Be Researched On': COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Minority Recruiting ProblemsThe multi-billion-dollar effort to get a marketable coronavirus vaccine could see delays because researchers haven't recruited sufficient numbers of minorities to join the clinical trials.
Novavax Receives $1.6B From U.S. Gov't To Expedite COVID-19 VaccinationThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Defense (DoD) today jointly announced a $1.6 billion agreement with Novavax, Inc. of Gaithersburg, Maryland, to demonstrate commercial-scale manufacturing of the company’s COVID-19 investigational vaccine.
Here's How To Keep Healthy This Flu SeasonThere are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.
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.
Study: More Higher Income Parents Opt Out Of Whooping Cough VaccineA surge in whooping cough cases may be linked in part to parents' refusal to vaccinate their children.
Rate Of Flu Vaccination Among Adults Lagging Behind ChildrenMore children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu, but adults have a way to go.
Good Question: When Is The Best Time To Get The Flu Shot?Every flu season is different, but it typically begins in early October and November and peaks in December, January or February.