3-Year-Old Aurora Girl Dies Of FluThe Centers for Disease Control estimates 183 kids in the U.S. died from the flu last year and tens of thousands ended up in the hospital.
Cook County Officials: Get A Flu ShotThe CDC recommends that everyone over the age of six months get a flu shot. The nasal flu vaccine (LAIV) is also an option.
University Offers $3,500 To Get Sick And Stay At 'Hotel Influenza'St. Louis University is willing to fund your vacation under one condition: you have get sick and agree to stay at "Hotel Influenza."
Bill Gates Commits $12 Million To Help Find A Universal Flu VaccineAfter a devastating flu season around the world, Bill Gates is joining the search for a universal vaccine for the potentially deadly virus.
Pharmacies Experiencing Flu Vaccine, Tamiflu ShortageOne pediatrician's office on Chicago's North Side has not had any flu vaccine for three weeks.
Heath Department: It's Not Too Late To Get A Flu ShotThe Chicago Department of Public Health says not to be deterred because of reports that the flu vaccine is only 10 percent effective.
Flu Vaccine May Only Be 10% Effective, Experts SayOn average, past flu vaccines have been about 42 percent effective, though that number can range.
Doctors Are Seeing A Spike In Child Flu CasesThe vaccine is a good match for this year's virus, but no longer offering the flu mist option may be keeping some parents away.
Flu Season Ramping Up, Doctors WarnChristmas carols and jingling bells aren't the only sounds filling the air this time of year. Symphonies of sneezes and choirs of coughs mean the holiday season has brought cold and flu season along with it.
Amid Flu Epidemic, Doctors Warn Parents To Protect Kids Going Back To SchoolJust two weeks ago, right before winter break, area hospitals saw a rise in pediatric patients with the flu.
Health Experts: Flu Vaccine Not A Failsafe This YearThere are several strains of the virus, making it important for you to get antiviral medication right away, when flu symptoms hit. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot explains.
Some Pediatricians Waiting On Flu Vaccines For KidsBut The Centers for Disease Control says the lack of supply is due to a shipping delay and not an actual shortage of the vaccine. CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports.
Flu Vs. Enterovirus: What Are The Differences?Your child wakes up with a fever, cough and generally feels awful. Could it be the more unusual enterovirus that has been in the news recently, or the seasonal flu virus?
CDC Says Flu Season Has Reached EpidemicThe flu season is far from over, and as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared this season an epidemic, physicians were urging people to take precautions against the flu virus.
Early, Hard-Hitting Start For Flu Season This YearExperts were predicting a longer and stronger flu season this year.