A new study published in Pediatrics reports the nasal FluMist vaccine to be less effective in treating the flu as compared to the traditional flu shot. 505 more words
It’s flu season again and New Brunswick health officials say this year’s H1N1 strain is especially bad.
Emergency rooms are slammed with cases. There have been over 300 cases of influenza in the past two weeks in the province. 279 more words
This year’s flu season, predicted to be relatively mild, is defying expectations.
According to surveillance data released by the Public Health Agency of Canada on Friday, there have been 13,796 laboratory-confirmed influenza cases across Canada this season, up until December 29, 2018. 430 more words
It’s that time of year again — flu season.
Cases of the flu typically spike in the new year, and already some cities out west are reporting higher than normal numbers. 292 more words