Flu

immigration

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
8.20.19
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.
Shayla Love
4.5.19
Australia Today

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."
Gavin Butler
11.23.18
Flu

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.
Laura Haynes
10.23.18
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.
Shayla Love
10.12.18
disease

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."
Andrew Natsios
Gerald W. Parker
Christine Crudo Blackburn
8.24.18
survival guide

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."
Abigail Fagan
4.4.18
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.
Stacey Naggiar
2.14.18
Orange Juice

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.
Mayukh Sen
2.9.18
body

Will Drinking Lots of Water Really Help My Cold?

A close look at the advice we've always heard.
Christina Stiehl
2.6.18
Health

Trump evangelical adviser: “Jesus himself gave us the flu shot”

A faith-based approach to flu prevention.
Rex Santus
2.6.18
Flu

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.
Gabriel Connelly
1.30.18
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