flu virus

CDC study finds doctors not always prescribing the best treatments to fight the flu virus. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

CDC: Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed For Influenza

New study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.

07/18/2014

The "Spanish" flu pandemic of 1918 killed an estimated 50 million people around the world. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Report: Bird Flu Could Mutate Into Deadly Human Pandemic

Researchers found spontaneous mutations that could turn a bird flu virus into something much more deadly to humans.

06/11/2014

A new study finds that nearly half the transmissions of influenza A from person-to-person are the result of infectious droplets attaching themselves to coughs and sneezes. (Photo credit - JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Flu Virus Easily Spreads Through Coughs, Sneezes

A new study finds that nearly half the transmissions of influenza A from person-to-person are the result of infectious droplets attaching themselves to coughs and sneezes.

06/21/2013

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