Tracking the flu goes hi-tech. A new study uses Twitter to predict outbreaks of the illness. Doctors say it could help hospitals respond more effectively.
Maryland is still in the grip of this year’s flu season. And across the nation, doctors say it’s hitting teens and young adults especially hard.
Flu cases are on the rise across Maryland, and for some that can be deadly.
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.
We’re still coping with flu season but now there’s another outbreak of a highly contagious illness. A dangerous strain of norovirus is spreading fast.
This year, the flu season is striking early and with a vengeance. In Maryland and across the country, hospitals are overloaded.
Don and Marty had “Coffee With” Anna Post and Dr. Susan Rehm about the flu season. Ron Matz had “People Are Talking” about the Everyman Theatre moving downtown.
Don Scott and Marty Bass had “Coffee With” Anna Post about influenza education. Ron Matz had “Manic Monday” with the Red Red Wine Bar staff, who came all the way from Annapolis.
A warning from the Centers for Disease Control: flu season is off to its earliest start in nearly a decade and the strain is said to be unusually nasty.
The operator of Frederick Memorial Hospital is threatening to fire 14 workers who refused to get flu shots.
Nearly 43 percent of American kids who died from the flu were perfectly healthy beforehand – and the healthier kids died faster.