Border Patrol Won’t Give the Flu Vaccine to Detained Kids
Flu season typically starts in October and ends in May, but attorneys who visited Border Patrol stations in Texas in June reported flu and lice outbreaks at each facility they toured.
Gaby Del Valle
This Week in Science
What a Keto Diet Cheat Meal Might Do to Your Body
After a week of eating low-carb and high-fat, reintroducing carbs to the diet might negatively affect your blood vessels.
Police Fear Giving the Flu to the Tribe that Killed an American Missionary
It's illegal to make contact with the Sentinelese people who "are not immune to anything."
Exactly What Happens to Your Body When You Catch the Flu
Most symptoms are actually caused by your immune system's response to the virus.
This Week in Science
Sometimes Your Brain Goes Back in Time and Changes What it Perceived
It's called postdiction, and it's the opposite of prediction.
The United States Is Dangerously Unprepared for the Next Pandemic
"It is not a matter of if, but when the next disease will sweep the world with deadly and costly consequences."
Gerald W. Parker
Christine Crudo Blackburn
This Is What It Would Take to Turn a Virus Into a Weapon
“A well-funded organization with scientific expertise and the resources to grow, manipulate, or release agents, and the motivation to actually use them—that’s the worst case scenario."
VICE News Tonight on HBO
How to build a better flu vaccine
The U.S. is in the midst of record-breaking severe flu season that's linked to an ineffective vaccine.
The Flu Is So Bad This Year that Orange Juice Sales Are Spiking
Too bad there's flimsy evidence that it can actually prevent you from getting sick.
Will Drinking Lots of Water Really Help My Cold?
A close look at the advice we've always heard.
Trump evangelical adviser: “Jesus himself gave us the flu shot”
A faith-based approach to flu prevention.
This is a bad flu season. It could get worse.
A study just found that flu pandemics are most likely to occur during the late-spring to early-summer months.