MDHHS Improves Medicaid Enrollees’ Access To Flu VaccineThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced several new strategies Thursday to increase access to the influenza vaccine during flu season. The changes make it easier for Medicaid beneficiaries to get flu vaccines.
Health Officials: It’s Not Too Late To Get Flu Vaccine Before The HolidaysThe week of Dec. 1 is National Influenza Vaccination Week and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is reminding Michigan residents that it’s not too late to get vaccinated.
Only Half Of Americans Plan To Get A Flu Shot This Year. Here's Why That's A ProblemWhile 60% of adults think that the flu vaccine is the best preventive measure against flu-related deaths and hospitalizations, only 52% said they planned to get one this season, according to a survey by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID).
University Offers $3,500 To Get Sick And Stay At 'Hotel Influenza'St. Louis University is willing to fund your vacation under one condition: you have get sick and agree to stay at "Hotel Influenza."
Bill Gates Commits $12 Million To Help Find A Universal Flu VaccineAfter a devastating flu season around the world, Bill Gates is joining the search for a universal vaccine for the potentially deadly virus.
Flu Season Begins: Get Vaccinated Now, Experts SayWhile flu season usually starts to peak in December, outbreaks can happen now — so it's not too early to get a flu shot.
Flu Vaccine Not Working Well; Only 23 Percent EffectiveThis year's formula didn't include the strain of H3N2 virus that ended up causing about two-thirds of the illnesses this winter.
Get Vaccinated, Health Officials Say, As Michigan Confirms First Flu CasesHealth officials are encouraging Michigan residents to get flu vaccinations as the state says it confirmed its first influenza cases of the 2014-2015 season.
Health Officials Say It's Not Too Late For Flu VaccineThe MDCH says a flu vaccine is the single best way to protect against getting the flu.
NanoBio Gets Up To $10M From Feds To Develop Flu VaccineNanoBio 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.
NanoBio Publishes Study Results For Intranasal Nanoemulsion VaccineAnn 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.
NanoBio: First Patients Vaccinated In Phase 1B Nasal Flu Vaccine StudyBuilding 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.
Local Hospitals Mandate Flu Shot