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Flu Vaccine Effectiveness

This Year's Flu Vaccine Is Only 23 Percent Effective

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) — As predicted, this year's flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. Health officials say a new study shows it's only 23 percent effe...

Is Flu Vaccine Advice Flawed?

Posted 05.17.2013 | Healthy Living

By Brett Spiegel Public health officials at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have amped up their push for people to ge...

Flu Vaccine: The Best You Can Do Is Not the Best We Can Do

Craig Bowron | Posted 03.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Craig Bowron

As the CDC and nearly every health group on the planet will tell you, getting vaccinated against influenza is the best thing you can do to avoid getting infected, and that's still true. But if influenza can roll across the country despite a tightly-matched vaccine, how good are our existing vaccines?