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Good Samaritan Recovering After Being Struck By Vehicle While Helping Mother, Children Whose Car Stalled Out On Bridge

Good Samaritan Recovering After Being Struck By Vehicle While Helping Mother, Children Whose Car Stalled Out On Bridge

The mother of two says she called police dispatch three times while stuck on that bridge but the only person to come to her aid was a passerby.  Read full article: Good Samaritan Recovering After Being St...→

CDC: Season’s Flu Vaccine ‘Mismatch’ for Main Strain Hitting Children

CDC: Season’s Flu Vaccine ‘Mismatch’ for Main Strain Hitting Children

The CDC states this season’s vaccine for the B/Victoria flu strain primarily affecting children is only a 58 percent match. Read full article: CDC: Season’s Flu Vaccine ‘Mismatch’ for...→

Doctors warn of rise in RSV, flu cases in young children

Doctors warn of rise in RSV, flu cases in young children

A respiratory infection called RSV is straining hospitals with high volumes of patients at the same time as a brutal flu season for young children. Read full article: Doctors warn of rise in RSV, flu cases i...→

President Trump issues executive order to improve flu vaccine

President Trump issues executive order to improve flu vaccine

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday aimed at developing better flu vaccines to defend Americans against influenza. Read full article: President Trump issues executive order t...→

‘My kids changed so much’: Where a new Seattle mother got help for children with a tough past

‘My kids changed so much’: Where a new Seattle mother got help for children with a tough past

Instant mother Shauna Robinson knew the boy and girl she took in needed more than she could give. He needed so much reassurance. She didn't make eye contact. With help from Childhaven, a nonprofit aided by The Seattle Times Fund... Read full article: ‘My kids changed so much’: Where a new S...→

Monday Morning Brief: Possible Boeing Renton shutdown, tough start to flu season

Monday Morning Brief: Possible Boeing Renton shutdown, tough start to flu season

Note to readers: We experienced technical difficulty this morning with the software we use to produce Morning Brief. Here it is, and if you'd like to sign up for Morning Brief every day, you can do that here. Boeing Renton... Read full article: Monday Morning Brief: Possible Boeing Re...→

Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Availability for Detained Migrants

Federal law enforcement agents arrested six people at a protest at the San Diego Sector Border Patrol headquarters Tuesday.... Another person has died from complications with the flu, bringing this season’s flu deaths to six this season, according to the County Health and Human Services Agency. Read full article: Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Avail...→

For Taunton Children Battling Rare Disease, Flu Season Is Life Or Death

For Taunton Children Battling Rare Disease, Flu Season Is Life Or Death

Flu season is here, and for a Taunton family with two babies battling a rare disease, the months are particularly stressful. Read full article: For Taunton Children Battling Rare Disea...→

‘Breakthrough’ flu vaccine pill could soon be here

‘Breakthrough’ flu vaccine pill could soon be here

A new safe and effective oral flu vaccine is on the horizon that is sure to be a real game-changer. Read full article: ‘Breakthrough’ flu vaccine pill could so...→

Children At Higher Risk After Mismatch In This Year's Flu Vaccine

Children At Higher Risk After Mismatch In This Year's Flu Vaccine

This year's flu vaccine may not be very effective against a common strain of the flu that's especially tough on children, according to a new report. Read full article: Children At Higher Risk After Mismatch I...→

First Time In 30 Years Flu 'B' Strain Is The Dominant One

First Time In 30 Years Flu 'B' Strain Is The Dominant One

Doctors say the flu vaccine isn’t as effective for flu B as flu A. And because children have been less exposed to the B strain, it can be more dangerous for them. Read full article: First Time In 30 Years Flu 'B' Strain Is...→

What is Type B flu virus? Symptoms of influenza strain spreading across U.S.

What is Type B flu virus? Symptoms of influenza strain spreading across U.S.

This season, medics have been struck by the predominance of a different strain of flu that can be particularly damaging to children—influenza B. Read full article: What is Type B flu virus? Symptoms of in...→

Flu has killed record number of children this season

Flu has killed record number of children this season

In California, the flu got a later start but jumped to “high” level in the last week of 2019. Read full article: Flu has killed record number of children...→

Minnesota reports 8th flu death of season, though none involving children

Minnesota reports 8th flu death of season, though none involving children

Minnesota has reported another flu death, bringing the total to eight so far this season, the state Department of Health said Thursday. The death is one more than the previous week. But no child de… Read full article: Minnesota reports 8th flu death of seaso...→

Latest line: A good week for school children, a bad one for Catholic church

Latest line: A good week for school children, a bad one for Catholic church

School children benefit as anti-vaccine activists fail to qualify a ballot initiative to block a new California law restricting medical exemptions for vaccines. Read full article: Latest line: A good week for school chil...→

Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Availability for Detained Migrants

Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Availability for Detained Migrants

Six medical professionals were handcuffed outside of the San Diego Sector Border Patrol headquarters Tuesday while protesting Trumpadministration rules that disallow them from providing flu care to detained migrants A group of medical professionals students and advocates showed up to the facility waving signs and chanting No more deaths and No mas muertes The protest came in response to a Read full article: Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Avail...→

Health Officials: It’s Not Too Late To Get Flu Vaccine Before The Holidays

Health Officials: It’s Not Too Late To Get Flu Vaccine Before The Holidays

The 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. Read full article: Health Officials: It’s Not Too Late To G...→

Virginia health officials: It’s not too late. Get the flu vaccine | WTOP

The Virginia Department of Health encourages all Virginians older than 6 months to receive the flu vaccine. Read full article: Virginia health officials: It’s not too ...→

Seniors: Your higher-dose flu vaccine is coming to pharmacies later than usual. Here’s why, and what to do.

Seniors: Your higher-dose flu vaccine is coming to pharmacies later than usual. Here’s why, and what to do.

People 65 and older are typically advised to get a higher-dose flu vaccine. But this year, seniors across the country have to wait until mid- to late November to get it. Read full article: Seniors: Your higher-dose flu vaccine is...→

Flu vaccine in pill form on horizon

Flu vaccine in pill form on horizon

The oral vaccine is still about five years away from market, but could eliminate many children and adults avoid getting their yearly flu shot. Read full article: Flu vaccine in pill form on horizon...→

11-year-old boy dies of flu despite getting vaccine

11-year-old boy dies of flu despite getting vaccine

An upstate New York boy has died of complications from the flu, despite being vaccinated, just a month after celebrating his 11th birthday, according to reports. Luca Calanni, of Hamburg in Erie Co… Read full article: 11-year-old boy dies of flu despite gett...→

Children Held by Border Patrol Should Get Flu Vaccine, LA County Says

Children Held by Border Patrol Should Get Flu Vaccine, LA County Says

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to challenge the federal government’s anti-flu vaccine policy for migrant children at border detention facilities. Supervisor Hilda Solis championed the plan to either file suit or a “friend of the court” brief in support of an existing lawsuit. “The U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s imprudent decision to deny migrant children the… Read full article: Children Held by Border Patrol Should Ge...→

Rare type of flu particularly affecting children

Rare type of flu particularly affecting children

According to the CDC, the influenza B virus infection is more common among children and can cause complications, sometimes resulting in deaths. Read full article: Rare type of flu particularly affecting ...→

Less Common Flu Strain Prominent This Year in Virginia

Less Common Flu Strain Prominent This Year in Virginia

Public health officials say a type of flu virus that’s usually less prevalent is being reported more frequently in Virginia this year. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported that of the more than 1,800 cases confirmed by lab reports since the start of the 2019-2020 flu season, 75% have been identified as type B, according to the Virginia Department of Health. That… Read full article: Less Common Flu Strain Prominent This Ye...→

Readers and Writers: Books to help children handle emotions and tough times

Readers and Writers: Books to help children handle emotions and tough times

Back in the day, parents and caregivers didn’t always have help and advice on how to teach children and teens about handling emotions and tough times in life. Now there are lots of books offe… Read full article: Readers and Writers: Books to help child...→

Doctors Arrested in Flu Vaccine Protest Near San Diego Border

Doctors Arrested in Flu Vaccine Protest Near San Diego Border

Six protestors, including two doctors, were arrested by federal authorities on Tuesday while protesting the lack of vaccines for detained migrant children. Read full article: Doctors Arrested in Flu Vaccine Protest ...→

Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Availability for Detained Migrants

Six medical professionals were handcuffed outside of the San Diego Sector Border Patrol headquarters Tuesday while protesting Trump-administration rules that disallow them from providing flu care to detained migrants. A group of medical pro Read full article: Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Avail...→

Chicago Officials Urge Flu Vaccine Before Peak Season

Chicago Officials Urge Flu Vaccine Before Peak Season

Health officials in Chicago say it’s not too late to get a flu shot. The Chicago Department of Public Health is hosting four flu clinics this week, offering free vaccines. The events are on Monday, Tuesday and... Read full article: Chicago Officials Urge Flu Vaccine Befor...→

The Trump administration ignored the offer of a free flu clinic for migrants despite the deaths of three children, physicians say

The Trump administration ignored the offer of a free flu clinic for migrants despite the deaths of three children, physicians say

"Continued refusal to acknowledge physicians' concerns...is a failure of our government to protect not only the people held in detention, but all people within our borders," doctors said in a joint statement. Read full article: The Trump administration ignored the off...→

Good Samaritan Recovering After Being Struck By Vehicle While Helping Mother, Children Whose Car Stalled Out On Bridge

Good Samaritan Recovering After Being Struck By Vehicle While Helping Mother, Children Whose Car Stalled Out On Bridge

The mother of two says she called police dispatch three times while stuck on that bridge but the only person to come to her aid was a passerby.  Read full article: Good Samaritan Recovering After Being St...→

Flu vaccine in pill form on horizon

Flu vaccine in pill form on horizon

The oral vaccine is still about five years away from market, but could eliminate many children and adults avoid getting their yearly flu shot. Read full article: Flu vaccine in pill form on horizon...→

Children At Higher Risk After Mismatch In This Year's Flu Vaccine

Children At Higher Risk After Mismatch In This Year's Flu Vaccine

This year's flu vaccine may not be very effective against a common strain of the flu that's especially tough on children, according to a new report. Read full article: Children At Higher Risk After Mismatch I...→

Doctors warn of rise in RSV, flu cases in young children

Doctors warn of rise in RSV, flu cases in young children

A respiratory infection called RSV is straining hospitals with high volumes of patients at the same time as a brutal flu season for young children. Read full article: Doctors warn of rise in RSV, flu cases i...→

Children Held by Border Patrol Should Get Flu Vaccine, LA County Says

Children Held by Border Patrol Should Get Flu Vaccine, LA County Says

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to challenge the federal government’s anti-flu vaccine policy for migrant children at border detention facilities. Supervisor Hilda Solis championed the plan to either file suit or a “friend of the court” brief in support of an existing lawsuit. “The U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s imprudent decision to deny migrant children the… Read full article: Children Held by Border Patrol Should Ge...→

First Time In 30 Years Flu 'B' Strain Is The Dominant One

First Time In 30 Years Flu 'B' Strain Is The Dominant One

Doctors say the flu vaccine isn’t as effective for flu B as flu A. And because children have been less exposed to the B strain, it can be more dangerous for them. Read full article: First Time In 30 Years Flu 'B' Strain Is...→

Rare type of flu particularly affecting children

Rare type of flu particularly affecting children

According to the CDC, the influenza B virus infection is more common among children and can cause complications, sometimes resulting in deaths. Read full article: Rare type of flu particularly affecting ...→

Flu has killed record number of children this season

Flu has killed record number of children this season

In California, the flu got a later start but jumped to “high” level in the last week of 2019. Read full article: Flu has killed record number of children...→

Readers and Writers: Books to help children handle emotions and tough times

Readers and Writers: Books to help children handle emotions and tough times

Back in the day, parents and caregivers didn’t always have help and advice on how to teach children and teens about handling emotions and tough times in life. Now there are lots of books offe… Read full article: Readers and Writers: Books to help child...→

Monday Morning Brief: Possible Boeing Renton shutdown, tough start to flu season

Monday Morning Brief: Possible Boeing Renton shutdown, tough start to flu season

Note to readers: We experienced technical difficulty this morning with the software we use to produce Morning Brief. Here it is, and if you'd like to sign up for Morning Brief every day, you can do that here. Boeing Renton... Read full article: Monday Morning Brief: Possible Boeing Re...→

Doctors Arrested in Flu Vaccine Protest Near San Diego Border

Doctors Arrested in Flu Vaccine Protest Near San Diego Border

Six protestors, including two doctors, were arrested by federal authorities on Tuesday while protesting the lack of vaccines for detained migrant children. Read full article: Doctors Arrested in Flu Vaccine Protest ...→

Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Availability for Detained Migrants

Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Availability for Detained Migrants

Six medical professionals were handcuffed outside of the San Diego Sector Border Patrol headquarters Tuesday while protesting Trumpadministration rules that disallow them from providing flu care to detained migrants A group of medical professionals students and advocates showed up to the facility waving signs and chanting No more deaths and No mas muertes The protest came in response to a Read full article: Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Avail...→

Chicago Officials Urge Flu Vaccine Before Peak Season

Chicago Officials Urge Flu Vaccine Before Peak Season

Health officials in Chicago say it’s not too late to get a flu shot. The Chicago Department of Public Health is hosting four flu clinics this week, offering free vaccines. The events are on Monday, Tuesday and... Read full article: Chicago Officials Urge Flu Vaccine Befor...→

Virginia health officials: It’s not too late. Get the flu vaccine | WTOP

The Virginia Department of Health encourages all Virginians older than 6 months to receive the flu vaccine. Read full article: Virginia health officials: It’s not too ...→

For Taunton Children Battling Rare Disease, Flu Season Is Life Or Death

For Taunton Children Battling Rare Disease, Flu Season Is Life Or Death

Flu season is here, and for a Taunton family with two babies battling a rare disease, the months are particularly stressful. Read full article: For Taunton Children Battling Rare Disea...→

‘Breakthrough’ flu vaccine pill could soon be here

‘Breakthrough’ flu vaccine pill could soon be here

A new safe and effective oral flu vaccine is on the horizon that is sure to be a real game-changer. Read full article: ‘Breakthrough’ flu vaccine pill could so...→

CDC: Season’s Flu Vaccine ‘Mismatch’ for Main Strain Hitting Children

CDC: Season’s Flu Vaccine ‘Mismatch’ for Main Strain Hitting Children

The CDC states this season’s vaccine for the B/Victoria flu strain primarily affecting children is only a 58 percent match. Read full article: CDC: Season’s Flu Vaccine ‘Mismatch’ for...→

11-year-old boy dies of flu despite getting vaccine

11-year-old boy dies of flu despite getting vaccine

An upstate New York boy has died of complications from the flu, despite being vaccinated, just a month after celebrating his 11th birthday, according to reports. Luca Calanni, of Hamburg in Erie Co… Read full article: 11-year-old boy dies of flu despite gett...→

What is Type B flu virus? Symptoms of influenza strain spreading across U.S.

What is Type B flu virus? Symptoms of influenza strain spreading across U.S.

This season, medics have been struck by the predominance of a different strain of flu that can be particularly damaging to children—influenza B. Read full article: What is Type B flu virus? Symptoms of in...→

President Trump issues executive order to improve flu vaccine

President Trump issues executive order to improve flu vaccine

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday aimed at developing better flu vaccines to defend Americans against influenza. Read full article: President Trump issues executive order t...→

Less Common Flu Strain Prominent This Year in Virginia

Less Common Flu Strain Prominent This Year in Virginia

Public health officials say a type of flu virus that’s usually less prevalent is being reported more frequently in Virginia this year. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported that of the more than 1,800 cases confirmed by lab reports since the start of the 2019-2020 flu season, 75% have been identified as type B, according to the Virginia Department of Health. That… Read full article: Less Common Flu Strain Prominent This Ye...→

Minnesota reports 8th flu death of season, though none involving children

Minnesota reports 8th flu death of season, though none involving children

Minnesota has reported another flu death, bringing the total to eight so far this season, the state Department of Health said Thursday. The death is one more than the previous week. But no child de… Read full article: Minnesota reports 8th flu death of seaso...→

‘My kids changed so much’: Where a new Seattle mother got help for children with a tough past

‘My kids changed so much’: Where a new Seattle mother got help for children with a tough past

Instant mother Shauna Robinson knew the boy and girl she took in needed more than she could give. He needed so much reassurance. She didn't make eye contact. With help from Childhaven, a nonprofit aided by The Seattle Times Fund... Read full article: ‘My kids changed so much’: Where a new S...→

Latest line: A good week for school children, a bad one for Catholic church

Latest line: A good week for school children, a bad one for Catholic church

School children benefit as anti-vaccine activists fail to qualify a ballot initiative to block a new California law restricting medical exemptions for vaccines. Read full article: Latest line: A good week for school chil...→

Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Availability for Detained Migrants

Federal law enforcement agents arrested six people at a protest at the San Diego Sector Border Patrol headquarters Tuesday.... Another person has died from complications with the flu, bringing this season’s flu deaths to six this season, according to the County Health and Human Services Agency. Read full article: Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Avail...→

Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Availability for Detained Migrants

Six medical professionals were handcuffed outside of the San Diego Sector Border Patrol headquarters Tuesday while protesting Trump-administration rules that disallow them from providing flu care to detained migrants. A group of medical pro Read full article: Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Avail...→

Health Officials: It’s Not Too Late To Get Flu Vaccine Before The Holidays

Health Officials: It’s Not Too Late To Get Flu Vaccine Before The Holidays

The 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. Read full article: Health Officials: It’s Not Too Late To G...→

The Trump administration ignored the offer of a free flu clinic for migrants despite the deaths of three children, physicians say

The Trump administration ignored the offer of a free flu clinic for migrants despite the deaths of three children, physicians say

"Continued refusal to acknowledge physicians' concerns...is a failure of our government to protect not only the people held in detention, but all people within our borders," doctors said in a joint statement. Read full article: The Trump administration ignored the off...→

Seniors: Your higher-dose flu vaccine is coming to pharmacies later than usual. Here’s why, and what to do.

Seniors: Your higher-dose flu vaccine is coming to pharmacies later than usual. Here’s why, and what to do.

People 65 and older are typically advised to get a higher-dose flu vaccine. But this year, seniors across the country have to wait until mid- to late November to get it. Read full article: Seniors: Your higher-dose flu vaccine is...→

Good Samaritan Recovering After Being Struck By Vehicle While Helping Mother, Children Whose Car Stalled Out On Bridge

Good Samaritan Recovering After Being Struck By Vehicle While Helping Mother, Children Whose Car Stalled Out On Bridge

The mother of two says she called police dispatch three times while stuck on that bridge but the only person to come to her aid was a passerby.  Read full article: Good Samaritan Recovering After Being St...→

‘Breakthrough’ flu vaccine pill could soon be here

‘Breakthrough’ flu vaccine pill could soon be here

A new safe and effective oral flu vaccine is on the horizon that is sure to be a real game-changer. Read full article: ‘Breakthrough’ flu vaccine pill could so...→

Flu vaccine in pill form on horizon

Flu vaccine in pill form on horizon

The oral vaccine is still about five years away from market, but could eliminate many children and adults avoid getting their yearly flu shot. Read full article: Flu vaccine in pill form on horizon...→

CDC: Season’s Flu Vaccine ‘Mismatch’ for Main Strain Hitting Children

CDC: Season’s Flu Vaccine ‘Mismatch’ for Main Strain Hitting Children

The CDC states this season’s vaccine for the B/Victoria flu strain primarily affecting children is only a 58 percent match. Read full article: CDC: Season’s Flu Vaccine ‘Mismatch’ for...→

Children At Higher Risk After Mismatch In This Year's Flu Vaccine

Children At Higher Risk After Mismatch In This Year's Flu Vaccine

This year's flu vaccine may not be very effective against a common strain of the flu that's especially tough on children, according to a new report. Read full article: Children At Higher Risk After Mismatch I...→

11-year-old boy dies of flu despite getting vaccine

11-year-old boy dies of flu despite getting vaccine

An upstate New York boy has died of complications from the flu, despite being vaccinated, just a month after celebrating his 11th birthday, according to reports. Luca Calanni, of Hamburg in Erie Co… Read full article: 11-year-old boy dies of flu despite gett...→

Doctors warn of rise in RSV, flu cases in young children

Doctors warn of rise in RSV, flu cases in young children

A respiratory infection called RSV is straining hospitals with high volumes of patients at the same time as a brutal flu season for young children. Read full article: Doctors warn of rise in RSV, flu cases i...→

Children Held by Border Patrol Should Get Flu Vaccine, LA County Says

Children Held by Border Patrol Should Get Flu Vaccine, LA County Says

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to challenge the federal government’s anti-flu vaccine policy for migrant children at border detention facilities. Supervisor Hilda Solis championed the plan to either file suit or a “friend of the court” brief in support of an existing lawsuit. “The U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s imprudent decision to deny migrant children the… Read full article: Children Held by Border Patrol Should Ge...→

First Time In 30 Years Flu 'B' Strain Is The Dominant One

First Time In 30 Years Flu 'B' Strain Is The Dominant One

Doctors say the flu vaccine isn’t as effective for flu B as flu A. And because children have been less exposed to the B strain, it can be more dangerous for them. Read full article: First Time In 30 Years Flu 'B' Strain Is...→

What is Type B flu virus? Symptoms of influenza strain spreading across U.S.

What is Type B flu virus? Symptoms of influenza strain spreading across U.S.

This season, medics have been struck by the predominance of a different strain of flu that can be particularly damaging to children—influenza B. Read full article: What is Type B flu virus? Symptoms of in...→

Rare type of flu particularly affecting children

Rare type of flu particularly affecting children

According to the CDC, the influenza B virus infection is more common among children and can cause complications, sometimes resulting in deaths. Read full article: Rare type of flu particularly affecting ...→

President Trump issues executive order to improve flu vaccine

President Trump issues executive order to improve flu vaccine

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday aimed at developing better flu vaccines to defend Americans against influenza. Read full article: President Trump issues executive order t...→

Flu has killed record number of children this season

Flu has killed record number of children this season

In California, the flu got a later start but jumped to “high” level in the last week of 2019. Read full article: Flu has killed record number of children...→

Less Common Flu Strain Prominent This Year in Virginia

Less Common Flu Strain Prominent This Year in Virginia

Public health officials say a type of flu virus that’s usually less prevalent is being reported more frequently in Virginia this year. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported that of the more than 1,800 cases confirmed by lab reports since the start of the 2019-2020 flu season, 75% have been identified as type B, according to the Virginia Department of Health. That… Read full article: Less Common Flu Strain Prominent This Ye...→

Minnesota reports 8th flu death of season, though none involving children

Minnesota reports 8th flu death of season, though none involving children

Minnesota has reported another flu death, bringing the total to eight so far this season, the state Department of Health said Thursday. The death is one more than the previous week. But no child de… Read full article: Minnesota reports 8th flu death of seaso...→

Readers and Writers: Books to help children handle emotions and tough times

Readers and Writers: Books to help children handle emotions and tough times

Back in the day, parents and caregivers didn’t always have help and advice on how to teach children and teens about handling emotions and tough times in life. Now there are lots of books offe… Read full article: Readers and Writers: Books to help child...→

‘My kids changed so much’: Where a new Seattle mother got help for children with a tough past

‘My kids changed so much’: Where a new Seattle mother got help for children with a tough past

Instant mother Shauna Robinson knew the boy and girl she took in needed more than she could give. He needed so much reassurance. She didn't make eye contact. With help from Childhaven, a nonprofit aided by The Seattle Times Fund... Read full article: ‘My kids changed so much’: Where a new S...→

Monday Morning Brief: Possible Boeing Renton shutdown, tough start to flu season

Monday Morning Brief: Possible Boeing Renton shutdown, tough start to flu season

Note to readers: We experienced technical difficulty this morning with the software we use to produce Morning Brief. Here it is, and if you'd like to sign up for Morning Brief every day, you can do that here. Boeing Renton... Read full article: Monday Morning Brief: Possible Boeing Re...→

Latest line: A good week for school children, a bad one for Catholic church

Latest line: A good week for school children, a bad one for Catholic church

School children benefit as anti-vaccine activists fail to qualify a ballot initiative to block a new California law restricting medical exemptions for vaccines. Read full article: Latest line: A good week for school chil...→

Doctors Arrested in Flu Vaccine Protest Near San Diego Border

Doctors Arrested in Flu Vaccine Protest Near San Diego Border

Six protestors, including two doctors, were arrested by federal authorities on Tuesday while protesting the lack of vaccines for detained migrant children. Read full article: Doctors Arrested in Flu Vaccine Protest ...→

Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Availability for Detained Migrants

Federal law enforcement agents arrested six people at a protest at the San Diego Sector Border Patrol headquarters Tuesday.... Another person has died from complications with the flu, bringing this season’s flu deaths to six this season, according to the County Health and Human Services Agency. Read full article: Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Avail...→

Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Availability for Detained Migrants

Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Availability for Detained Migrants

Six medical professionals were handcuffed outside of the San Diego Sector Border Patrol headquarters Tuesday while protesting Trumpadministration rules that disallow them from providing flu care to detained migrants A group of medical professionals students and advocates showed up to the facility waving signs and chanting No more deaths and No mas muertes The protest came in response to a Read full article: Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Avail...→

Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Availability for Detained Migrants

Six medical professionals were handcuffed outside of the San Diego Sector Border Patrol headquarters Tuesday while protesting Trump-administration rules that disallow them from providing flu care to detained migrants. A group of medical pro Read full article: Physicians Protest for Flu Vaccine Avail...→

Health Officials: It’s Not Too Late To Get Flu Vaccine Before The Holidays

Health Officials: It’s Not Too Late To Get Flu Vaccine Before The Holidays

The 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. Read full article: Health Officials: It’s Not Too Late To G...→

Chicago Officials Urge Flu Vaccine Before Peak Season

Chicago Officials Urge Flu Vaccine Before Peak Season

Health officials in Chicago say it’s not too late to get a flu shot. The Chicago Department of Public Health is hosting four flu clinics this week, offering free vaccines. The events are on Monday, Tuesday and... Read full article: Chicago Officials Urge Flu Vaccine Befor...→

Virginia health officials: It’s not too late. Get the flu vaccine | WTOP

The Virginia Department of Health encourages all Virginians older than 6 months to receive the flu vaccine. Read full article: Virginia health officials: It’s not too ...→

The Trump administration ignored the offer of a free flu clinic for migrants despite the deaths of three children, physicians say

The Trump administration ignored the offer of a free flu clinic for migrants despite the deaths of three children, physicians say

"Continued refusal to acknowledge physicians' concerns...is a failure of our government to protect not only the people held in detention, but all people within our borders," doctors said in a joint statement. Read full article: The Trump administration ignored the off...→

For Taunton Children Battling Rare Disease, Flu Season Is Life Or Death

For Taunton Children Battling Rare Disease, Flu Season Is Life Or Death

Flu season is here, and for a Taunton family with two babies battling a rare disease, the months are particularly stressful. Read full article: For Taunton Children Battling Rare Disea...→

Seniors: Your higher-dose flu vaccine is coming to pharmacies later than usual. Here’s why, and what to do.

Seniors: Your higher-dose flu vaccine is coming to pharmacies later than usual. Here’s why, and what to do.

People 65 and older are typically advised to get a higher-dose flu vaccine. But this year, seniors across the country have to wait until mid- to late November to get it. Read full article: Seniors: Your higher-dose flu vaccine is...→