flu vaccine

Samantha Smeadley braces for a flu shot at the Macomb County Health Clinic in Warren. (WWJ/Sandra McNeill) FILE PHOTO

Flu Vaccine Not Working Well; Only 23 Percent Effective

This year’s formula didn’t include the strain of H3N2 virus that ended up causing about two-thirds of the illnesses this winter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2015

WWJ Newsradio 950 producer Terri Lee smiles for a photo as she gets her flu shot at the CBS Radio Detroit studios. (credit: Beth Fisher/WWJ)

Get Vaccinated, Health Officials Say, As Michigan Confirms First Flu Cases

Health officials are encouraging Michigan residents to get flu vaccinations as the state says it confirmed its first influenza cases of the 2014-2015 season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2014

(WWJ/Pat Sweeting) FILE

Health Officials Say It’s Not Too Late For Flu Vaccine

The MDCH says a flu vaccine is the single best way to protect against getting the flu.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2013


NanoBio Gets Up To $10M From Feds To Develop Flu Vaccine

NanoBio Corp. will get an initial contract of $5.5 million and up to $5 million more to devleop its nanoemulsion technology to improve the performance of flu vaccines.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2013


NanoBio Publishes Study Results For Intranasal Nanoemulsion Vaccine

Ann Arbor-based NanoBio Corp. says newly published experimental data shows that its nanoemulsion-based flu vaccine has elicited robust immunity to the flu in animal tests on ferrets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2011


NanoBio: First Patients Vaccinated In Phase 1B Nasal Flu Vaccine Study

Building upon a series of successful preclinical and clinical studies, Ann Arbor-based NanoBio Corp. Tuesday announced the initiation of a second tolerability and immunogenicity study designed to test and further optimize its novel nanoemulsion-based intranasal vaccine adjuvant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2011

Local Hospitals Mandate Flu Shot

  It might seem a little early to start thinking about flu season, but several area hospitals are about to make the “shot in the arm” mandatory for their staff.