Flu season has arrived in Maryland.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.
It’s already been widespread in parts of the Midwest and now Maryland has its first confirmed case of enterovirus d68.
Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
The Ebola threat continues to be a real concern overseas–with 932 deaths and more than a thousand infected. But health officials say the flu is a much bigger threat to people here in Maryland.
New study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.
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.