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.
During the cold winter months, people generally spend more time indoors in closer proximity to friends, family and co-workers. Those are perfect conditions for the spread of the flu
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Coughing. Fever. Sore throat. Complaints about those symptoms are being heard in many Maryland households right now.
Don talked to Kristi Yamaguchi and Dr. Dan Jernigan (Deputy Director, CDC Influenza Division) about the American Lung Association’s Faces of Influenza campaign. Ron Matz was at the Inner Harbor talking about the Ports America Chesapeake New Year’s Eve Spectacular.
Health officials are encouraging everyone to guard against the flu by getting vaccinated.