Woman Misdiagnosed With Flu, Actually Has Flesh-Eating VirusAn Arizona mother of three, who was initially diagnosed with the flu, has been hospitalized after she was found to be suffering from a flesh-eating virus instead.
Deadly Flu Season Claiming 100 Lives Per Week, CDC WarnsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated that 759 people died of flu-related illnesses between Oct. 7 and Dec. 23.
Just Ahead Of Holidays, Flu Cases Are Spreading Across U.S.Health officials say the flu is spreading across the nation, with a dozen states now reporting widespread flu cases just ahead of the holiday season.
40 Percent Of Doctors, Nurses Go To Work With The Flu, Survey FindsAccording to a survey of nearly 2,000 healthcare professionals, over 40 percent who say they've worked while sick actually had the flu as they met patients.
With Several Cases Already Confirmed, Health Officials Remind Everyone To Get Flu ShotThe flu season is upon us, and health experts are urging people to get vaccinated before they get sick.
Swine Flu Detected In 20 People After Close Contact With Pigs At Md. County FairsA swine flu virus strain has been detected in 20 Marylanders who had close contact with pigs at two county fairs.
Maryland Confirms 1st Case Of Flu This SeasonIt's only October, and Marylanders are fighting the flu. The State Department of Health is dealing with its first case of the season.
Buck Showalter Out With The Flu And Machado, Wieters Out Of Line UpFirst Chris Davis and now Buck Showalter, the flu has hit the birds.
Health Officials Urge Vaccinations After Flu Hits MarylandHealth officials are urging people to get their flu shot after Maryland’s first confirmed case of the season is announced this week.
This Year, Vaccine May Not Save You From The FluThere's still months left in flu season and here in Maryland, we're already seeing thousands more cases than we saw all of last season. One of the reasons? The CDC admits the flu vaccine was not very effective. Tuesday, health officials were grilled on Capitol Hill.
CDC: Flu Vaccine Least Effective In A DecadeFlu shot fail. For the first time in ten years, health workers say this year's vaccine is the least effective. But doctors say getting the vaccine can still protect you.
Flu Outbreak Becoming Increasingly Difficult To FightFlu shot effectiveness. Health experts say the flu vaccine has been one of the least effective in a decade.