The early flu season has turned severe in some parts of the country.
It’s hitting harder than anyone expected. This year’s flu is now considered an epidemic and Maryland is among the states impacted.
Fierce flu. The illness is spreading fast across the nation. Health workers across the country and in Maryland say the number of cases have reached an epidemic level.
This year, the flu season is striking early and with a vengeance. In Maryland and across the country, hospitals are overloaded.
A warning from health leaders as hospitals across the state see a spike in people coming down with flu-like symptoms.
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.
On the spot flu shots. It’s a fast, convenient way to help fight the flu this season.
Flu vaccines may do more than guard against infection.
This year’s first cases of the flu virus are confirmed in Maryland and it’s already landed one local child in the hospital.
Two new strains of influenza have begun circling the globe. The updated vaccine appears to work well against them.
A new and virulent subtype of flu bug has emerged among harbor seals in New England, researchers report.
Health officials in Calvert County say a relative of three people who died from a respiratory illness is still at the hospital but improving.