Tropical Storm Matthew has moved into the eastern Caribbean where it is expected to continue strengthening. If Matthew were to affect the United States it wouldn't be until next week.
Federal health officials are urging all Americans to get their flu shots as soon as possible, and are especially concerned that too few elderly people are getting vaccinated."Flu is serious. Flu is unpredictable," Dr. Thomas Frieden, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told reporters during a joint briefing Thursday with the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. "Flu often does not get enough respect."While the influenza virus causes relatively mild illness...