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Age is a risk factor for H3N2. Hospitalization rates are higher for people between 55 and 64 years old. What should older people do to protect themsel..
Fourteen thousand new flu cases were reported last week, bringing the total for the season to more than 74,000. And pediatric deaths are on the rise. ..
San Francisco pharmacist Smita Sane gives a flu shot last week. Flu-related deaths in California are higher than usual this season, and most individua..
A deadly flu epidemic spreading across the nation has now claimed the lives of at least 30 children, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Preventi..
The descriptions are haunting. Some victims felt fine in the morning and were dead by night. Faces turned blue as patients coughed up blood. Stacked b..
A deadly flu epidemic sweeping the nation has triggered one Texas school district to cancel classes for the week and one California hospital has set u..
The descriptions are haunting. Some victims felt fine in the morning and were dead by night. Faces turned blue as patients coughed up blood. Stacked b..
An influenza A strain known as H3N2 is making people so ill in California that thousands have shown up in recent weeks at hospitals struggling to figh..
Photo: Dreamstime, HO A nasty flu season is in full swing across the United States, with a sharp increase in the number of older people and young chil..
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) believes the nation is at peak flu season, as the disease is now considered to be an epidemic, ba..
Flu is now widespread in every state except Hawaii, but the good news is the season appears to already be peaking. It's been a rough few weeks: Hospit..
The United States is at the peak of one of the more active flu seasons in recent years, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials anno..
It's been a rough few weeks: Hospitals have set up tents to handle patient overflow. Doctors are putting in double and triple shifts. Ambulances have ..
This year's flu season has been dominated by a particularly nasty bug, and health officials say it has now reached almost every corner of the country...
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Seasonal influenza is now widespread across the continental United States, causing severe illness and rising numbers of hospitaliz..
MINNEAPOLIS - The first pediatric death due to this season's influenza season has been reported, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The ..
Have you heard? The flu this year will-----you up. This isn’t some lazy strain of illness you’ll contract only by licking a subway pole or letting a t..
Big-city hospitals in Texas have been overwhelmed this week by an influx of flu patients, and state health officials say influenza activity is widespr..
The U.S. is being hit with one of the worst flu seasons in years, with 45 states reporting widespread illness, according to the Centers for Disease Co..
After ravaging most of Asia, canine influenza managed to reach American shores in 2015. Two strains of the infectious strain hit the country, causing ..
A dangerous flu has been spreading rapidly across the U.S., escalating flu season earlier than usual, and to near-epidemic levels, according to the CD..
California health officials said Tuesday that the state’s flu season could turn out to be one of the nastiest the state has seen in a long time. “This..
It is flu season, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of cases is up sharply, with high activity reported in 26 st..
It is flu season, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of cases is up sharply, with high activity reported in 26 st..
The flu has ramped up early this year and is rapidly spreading across the country, with widespread flu activity in 46 states, according to the latest ..
For this flu season, the CDC discourages vaccines delivered through nasal sprays. With a deadly strain spreading nationwide, even experts agree that i..
Health officials said Friday that 27 people younger than 65 have died of the flu in California since October, compared with three during the same time..
So many people have fallen sick with influenza in California that pharmacies have run out of flu medicines, emergency rooms are packed, and the death ..
AUSTIN (KXAN) — If you’re coughing or sniffling, you’re not alone. Texas is seeing more flu activity than any other state, according to The Walgreen’s..
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 file photo, a nurse gives administers a flu vaccine shot in Washington. Preliminary data released by U.S. heal..
A new report released by the CDC today is showing that flu season is getting worse and fast. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Pre..
In 2018, they plan to fly machines into the sun’s atmosphere, onto the surface of Mars, and alongside an object 4 billion miles away in the Kuiper bel..
NEW YORK -- As the holiday season continues, the U.S. is also entering peak flu season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, u..
NEW YORK -- As the holiday season continues, the U.S. is also entering peak flu season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, u..
Influenza is on the rise across the country, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. But experts anticipate that the wor..
This flu season could be a potentially harsh one, and experts say the worst time could coincide with the height of the holiday season and start of the..
This year, Australia suffered a record number of flu infections. This has some experts concerned that the U.S. will suffer a harsh flu season as well...
Health officials recommend vaccinations for people 6 months and older. Flu shots are available in Houston Health Department and Harris County Public ..
The sounds of the season are sprinkled with sniffles, snuffles and snorts. All that hacking this early, before the end of the year, portends a potenti..
By Debora MacKenzie News that winter flu is rampaging through Britain and threatening Christmas is premature. While the northern hemisphere’s winter f..
ATLANTA -- Lactic acid bacteria, commonly used as probiotics to improve digestive health, can offer protection against different subtypes of influenza..
The most effective way of preventing seasonal influenza is to be vaccinated each autumn. The reason that people are encouraged to get vaccinated annua..
You may not have given influenza much thought, but that’s OK — health officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been doing it f..
This year's flu vaccine may not be as effective at protecting people against one of the most common, nasty strains of the flu. But that doesn't mean y..
You know what, now we have our "Gma" health alert. The CDC is issuing a new warning about the flu this season. It's been very tough. One of the worst ..
The most common type of flu being seen in the United States is influenza A H3N2, the same severe strain that dominated last flu season. And in Austral..
(Newser) – If you haven't gone for a flu shot yet, you may want to hurry—the season of sickness is already upon us. The CDC's weekly flu tracker notes..
MINNEAPOLIS - Health officials say we could be in for a rough flu season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting more than 7,000 ..
The flu season is just getting underway in North America, but if Australia's experience with influenza is any guide, we're in for a miserable winter. ..
Flu season is, for most of us, one of those indignities that we just have to put up with. Even the hardiest of us are probably going to wind up spendi..