The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported last week that flu season officially reached epidemic level and data this week shows influenza is now widespread in 43 states – up from 36 just last week.
Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.
A new study has found that fever treatments may cause thousands of more flu deaths each season.
It’s that time again when back to school season turns into Flu season. The CDC wants all children to have the recommended immunizations before the Flu season starts. There are specific immunizations for various ages […]
More children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu, but adults have a way to go.
Every flu season is different, but it typically begins in early October and November and peaks in December, January or February.
NEW YORK (AP) — The flu season is winding down, and it has killed 105 children so far — about the average toll. The season started about a month earlier than usual, sparking concerns it might […]
ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Georgia health officials say they’ve seen significant increases in flu activity statewide and are encouraging people to get a flu shot. The Georgia Department of Public Health says the flu is hitting […]
ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Health officials say the flu season is finally here — the slowest start in nearly 25 years. Until this month, there weren’t enough flu cases in the U.S. to signal the start […]