Concerns Rise Over Availability Of Flu-Fighting Drug Amid Deadly Season
38-Year-Old Teacher Died After Not Getting Flu Meds Due To High Price, Husband SaysHeather Holland, a second-grade teacher and mother of two, reportedly held off getting her prescription drugs because of a $116 copay.
UM Professor Developing Tech To Prove Flu Can Spread Through BreathingA University of Maryland professor is developing technology to prove that the flu can be spread from just breathing.
Md. Hospitals Taking Unusual Precautions To Keep Flu Virus From SpreadingFlu season is hitting the country hard, and Maryland isn't immune to the spike in cases.
Bad Flu Season Puts Stress On Hospitals, Emergency ServicesThe harsh flu season has put "a significant" stress on Maryland's hospitals and emergency services.
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.