What does COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness mean? It refers to the likelihood that a coronavirus shot will work in people.
Even if a vaccine were widely available in time for the holidays, it would likely provide partial protection much like the flu vaccine, says S…
Immunity to COVID-19 infection lingers for at least five months, researchers reported — and probably longer than that.
The flu vaccine protects you from seasonal influenza, not the coronavirus — but avoiding the flu is especially important this year.
As doctors worry about a coronavirus-and-flu "twin-demic" that could overwhelm the health care system, Americans must contend with another possibility: fighting both viruses at the same time.
(CNN) -- With a black suit jacket shrugged off her left shoulder, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer didn't flinch while getting a flu vaccination on live television last week.
We don't have to be helpless in the face of coronavirus.
The flu forecast is cloudy and it's too soon to know if the U.S. is in for a third miserable season in a row, but health officials said Thursday not to delay vaccination.
Health officials are generally pleased if a flu vaccine works in 40 to 60 percent of people. Here's a look at how this year compares to previous flu seasons.
Viruses like influenza or HIV mutate very rapidly. The immune response from a vaccine needs to cope with this level of variability in the virus.
BILLINGS – State health officials are encouraging all Montanans older than 6 months to get influenza vaccinations.
NEW YORK – The nasal spray version of the annual flu vaccine failed to protect kids again last year, the latest in a string of failures that h…
The number of influenza cases in Montana continues to be lower for the season than in years past, even as state health officials anticipate a …
The VA Montana Health Care System is holding a statewide flu clinic Tuesday for enrolled veterans, VA Montana employees and VA Montana Health …
Long a laggard in flu cases this winter, Montana has finally caught up with the national pace for catching the contagious disease.
KALISPELL - It is not too soon to get your annual influenza shot, Flathead County health officers say.
WASHINGTON - It's flu-shot season already, and for the first time health authorities are urging nearly everyone to get vaccinated. There is ev…
HELENA - The state says children should get two doses of swine flu vaccine to be fully protected from the H1N1 virus.
BILLINGS - Public health officials say a shipping delay has created a temporary shortage of the seasonal flu vaccine in Montana.