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Here are the most common flu symptoms in kids

Here are the most common flu symptoms in kids

The most common flu symptoms are fever (though not always), cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches and fatigue, according to the CDC. Additional symptoms like vomiting and diarrhea occur more often in kids than adults. There is no...

Fewer adults got the flu shot last season

Fewer adults got the flu shot last season

The number of adults who got a flu shot declined last season, which was the deadliest in four decades, according to final estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Estimates of flu vaccination coverage among adults shows 37.1 percent of Americans...

Need a Flu Shot? Get It Now

Need a Flu Shot? Get It Now

Immunity tends to wane by 20 percent a month, leaving those who got their shot in August or September with less than desirable protection by the time they’re exposed. If you’ve waited until now to get your flu shot, your procrastination may actually pay off, though...