Latest from Lena H. Sun

This season’s flu vaccine is about 50 percent effective, meaning it reduces chances of going to a doctor's office by about half, according to figures released Thursday. But data also shows that as many as 16,000 people have died from flu so far in a relatively mild season.

  • Feb 14, 2019

Hundreds of residents demanding the right to choose whether to vaccinate their children packed a public hearing Friday to oppose a bill that would make it harder for families to opt out of immunization requirements.

  • Feb 8, 2019

Lax state laws have helped drive down vaccination rates across the Pacific Northwest, leaving the region vulnerable to catastrophe, public health officials say.

  • Feb 6, 2019

The president is expected to announce the plan as one of several health initiatives in his State of the Union speech Tuesday night.

  • Feb 4, 2019

The findings are a step forward to understanding where human Ebola cases come from, one of the biggest unanswered questions surrounding these outbreaks.

  • Jan 24, 2019

“I don’t want to lose my life for this,” says an Arkansas woman infected during a weight-loss procedure.

  • Jan 23, 2019

Sin-ri base is said to be the headquarters of Pyongyang’s strategic missile force, U.S. think tank says.

  • Jan 21, 2019

CDC releases estimates of influenza illness for the first time during flu season (instead of after) to underscore the importance of getting vaccinated.

  • Jan 11, 2019

American exposed to Ebola in Congo is flown back to United States. Person shows no symptoms of disease.

  • Dec 29, 2018

The pasta salad is sold in 244 stores in Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

  • Jul 18, 2018
Load More