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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..
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..
PHILADELPHIA - Acute respiratory tract infections (ARTI) are the leading global cause of death in early childhood, according to the Centers for Diseas..
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..
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..
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..
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..
The Avian influenza virus is harvested from a chicken egg as part of a diagnostic process in this undated U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) handou..
Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened. This is the 298th installment in the series. Read an overview of th..
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..
One Sunday in November 20-year-old Alani Murrieta of Phoenix began to feel sick and left work early. She had no preexisting medical conditions but her..
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..
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 ..
VAL-DE-REUIL, France (Reuters) - Sanofi on Thursday expressed confidence in the growth of its influenza vaccines after committing to invest 170 millio..
FILE PHOTO - A logo is seen in front of the entrance at the headquarters French drugmaker Sanofi in Paris October 30, 2014. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann..
New research by a team of health experts at the University of Nottingham has found evidence that being in a positive mood on the day of your flu jab c..
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(CNN) — Shots will continue to be the main option for the upcoming flu season. A US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee reco..
A new study on guns & kids has ‘staggering’ results. Giving the most complete picture yet of the toll gunfire takes on Americans ages 0-17, the study ..
(HealthDay)—The vast majority of U.S. child care centers are not fully prepared to handle the risks posed by a possible influenza pandemic, a new inve..
Lung cancer patients treated with PD-1/PD-L1 checkpoint inhibitors may be at increased risk of adverse events after receiving the seasonal influenza v..
Thursday, April 6, 2017, marks 100 years since the United States entered World War I. World War I does not occupy the same space in America's cultural..
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries is investigating three possible cases of avian influenza in the northern ..
The strain of bird flu that infected a chicken farm in Tennessee in recent days shares the same name as a form of the virus that has killed humans in ..
Scientists identified a molecular driver of inflammation that may finally answer a key question about what causes mild systemic prenatal infections to..
CHICAGO The strain of bird flu that infected a chicken farm in Tennessee in recent days shares the same name as a form of the virus that has killed hu..
Alabama agricultural officials are urging poultry owners to be vigilant after bird flu was detected in a flock at a farm along the state line in Tenne..
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has shared that there has been a surge in human infection pertaining to the H7N9 bird flu in Chin..
A surge in human infections of a deadly bird flu in China is prompting increasing concern among health officials around the world. While the human ris..
When Anthony Tran took over the District’s public health lab late last year, he had a feeling something was wrong with its testing for the Zika virus...
(CNN) - Flu activity decreased slightly but remained at high levels across the United States during the week ending February 18, according to a report..
Roll up your sleeves, America. A national advisory panel of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released its 2017 advisory for rec..