March 18, 2014

Natco Pharma received tentative approval from the Food and Drug Administration to launch a generic version of Roche Holding AG's Tamiflu, according to a recent report. The drug is used to treat bird and swine flu.

January 18, 2013

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a slight drop in influenza-like illnesses across the country, but even so the season is still going strong.

May 22, 2012

Getting a flu shot during pregnancy provides unanticipated benefits to the baby, according to the authors of a large population-based study examining the issue.

August 12, 2011

Kerr Drug is kicking off its flu shot campaign this month, the regional chain said Friday.

February 1, 2011

McKesson Corp. on Monday reported revenue of $28.2 billion for its fiscal third quarter, ended Dec. 31, 2010. Third-quarter earnings per diluted share were 60 cents, which included a pre-tax average wholesale price litigation charge of $189 million ($133 million after-tax, or 52 cents per diluted share).

December 3, 2010

In preparation for the National Influenza Vaccination Week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosted a press conference Friday afternoon to raise awareness around the universal need for people to be protected against influenza. “It’s a week that we typically highlight the importance of the flu vaccine,” Howard Koh, assistant secretary for health at the Department of Health and Human Services, told reporters. During a typical season, he said, most influenza incidents begin picking up in December. “Flu activity is now increasing across the country, and the flu season is well underway,” Koh said. “If you’ve been thinking about getting vaccinated for influenza, now is a very good time to do so.”

August 22, 2010

In the aftermath of the H1N1 flu pandemic that dominated airwaves during last year’s cough-cold-flu...

May 16, 2010

Only 12% of adults think they had the flu this past winter, fewer than the...

March 30, 2010

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still is recommending people who have not yet...

February 28, 2010

Banking on pandemics is a bit like betting green at the Roulette table. It doesn’t...

January 10, 2010

It’s important for three reasons. First, the government is making a strong push for people...

January 10, 2010

CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic are urging more Americans to get their H1N1 flu vaccination this week,...

January 10, 2010

Rite Aid on Monday announced that it is joining the nationwide effort this week to...

January 4, 2010

CVS/pharmacy has expanded the availability of H1N1 flu vaccine to more than 220 stores throughout...

January 3, 2010

Rite Aid now is offering H1N1 flu shots by its certified immunizing pharmacists at 1,257...

December 13, 2009

If there’s a huckster swindling supplements as the latest cure-all, turns out it’s not a...

November 29, 2009

Imitation may be the best form of flattery, but CVS' store brand equivalent to Boiron's...

September 7, 2009

Images of “Sesame Street’s” Count tabulating H1N1 flu cases aside, this really emphasizes how serious...

August 30, 2009

Fearless prediction No. 1: You can bet a case of hand sanitizer that if and...

January 3, 2009

CVS Caremark is now providing H1N1 flu vaccinations at select CVS/pharmacy locations in Alabama, Illinois,...