flu season

I’ve been reading that it’s a pretty bad flu season this year, and I’m starting to get worried about getting sick. I haven’t gotten a flu shot yet, but I think it might be too late. Is it still worthwhile to get the vaccine? Is this year’s vaccine effective?

By Ask the Doctors • January 13, 2023

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By Ask the Doctors • November 21, 2022

Ask the Doctors answers a few of your most-asked questions this month

By Ask the Doctors • November 16, 2022

People have been spending more time outside of their homes, raising their risk of catching the flu and passing it on to others

By Ask the Doctors • November 1, 2021

A number of factors are playing a role in this year’s surprising flu season numbers

By Ask the Doctors • March 10, 2021

Dear Doctors: I'm 23 years old and hardly ever get sick, not even a cold. I usually skip getting a flu shot, but my dad ...

By Ask the Doctors • October 2, 2020

Flu-stricken patients are jamming emergency rooms across California and the country. Flu patients feel terrible. But at what ...

By Phil Hampton • January 19, 2018

Flu season is underway and there’s still time to get your shot. While it’s recommended to get vaccinated as early as possible, flu season ...

By Enrique Rivero • November 4, 2016

Children under the age of 5 years are more likely to be hospitalized from flu complications than those in other age groups. Parents should ...

By uclahealth • February 25, 2016