The Flu is Killing Up to 4,000 Americans a Week...
The amount of influenza ravaging the U.S. rivals levels seen when an altogether new virus emerge. It gets worse. The death toll in future weeks is expected to grow even higher because flu activity is still rising—and the number of deaths follow the flu activity. Hospitalization rates are already
Flu season still getting worse; now as bad as 2009 swine flu... KOKH | 2018-02-10 19:35 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) The flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago.A government report out Friday shows 1 of every 13 visits to the doctor last week was for fever, cough and other symptoms o
North Texas teacher dies after getting the flu...
Heather Holland, a second-grade teacher at Ikard Elementary School with the Weatherford Independent School District died over the weeken. Holland got sick about a week ago and took medication, but delayed picking up the prescription due to the $116 copay, according to the newspaper.
Flu prevention: Do you need to wear a mask?... WTVT | 2018-01-31 04:10 UTC
Those who haven't gotten the flu yet are taking every possible precaution to keep it that way - getting the flu shot, keeping their hands germ-free, and even wearing face masks out in public.
Flu widespread across US for third straight week... WPIX | 2018-01-27 16:28 UTC
NEW YORK — Sick with the flu? You've got a lot of company. The flu blanketed the U.S. again last week for the third straight week. Only Hawaii has been spared. The government doesn't track every flu case but comes up with estimates. One meas
7 things you shouldn't touch if you want to avoid the flu...
The 2017/2018 influenza strain is virulent. Flu activity has increased significantly in recent weeks with influenza A(H3N2) viruses predominating so far this season, the CDC. In the past, A(H3N2) virus-predominant influenza seasons have been associated with more hospitalizations and deaths in