The Flu and You

By INDYKIDS STAFF Illustrations by IVETTE SALOM The flu strikes each fall and winter. Hundreds of thousands of people go home to their beds or to the hospital with fevers, aches, runny noses and coughs. This winter’s flu was especially harsh. According to the Centers...

AIDS Vaccine

PHOTO: www.flickr.com/hitthatswitch By IndyKids Staff Reports released in September about a medical study in Thailand for an HIV vaccine were encouraging at first. HIV stands for “human immunodeficiency virus” and leads to AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome), a...