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.
Dozens of volunteers are signing up to get the flu–on purpose. It’s all part of an extreme government study.
The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.
The number of flu cases in Maryland is ramping up. Clinics and emergency rooms are starting to see a spike in the number of people feeling the effects of flu-like symptoms.
There’s heightened concern across the country as flu numbers continue to rise. Several children have died from the virus.
A woman who lives just over the border in Pennsylvania is drawing national attention for her beliefs.
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.
A warning to Marylanders: Flu season has arrived. The first case of H1N1 has been reported in our state. Health officials are urging people to get their flu shots now.
State health officials say the first case of influenza of the 2013-’14 season has been confirmed.
A new strain of bird flu has researchers rushing to find a vaccine. Unlike earlier strains, this new one appears capable of mutating into a deadly pandemic.