As Coronavirus Hospitalizations In Maryland Increase, Some Worry About Impact On ER Capacity During Flu SeasonScientists are noticing a subtle but consistent uptick in the number of coronavirus patients in Maryland hospitals, which is cause for concern as flu season nears.
Gov. Hogan Announces New Testing Can Detect COVID-19, Influenza A & B; Encourages Marylanders To Get Flu ShotIn anticipation of flu season, the State of Maryland transitioned its signature lab at the University of Maryland, Baltimore to allow for the use of a CDC-developed "multiplex" assay, which will be able to detect both COVID-19 and Types A and B of the flu.
As Temperatures Drop, Spread Of Coronavirus Could Increase, Johns Hopkins Researchers SayAs temperatures begin to drop with the changing of the seasons, researchers at Johns Hopkins say COVID-19 could spread more during the colder weather.
Gov. Hogan Gets Flu Shot; Urges Marylanders To Do The Same Amid Coronavirus PandemicFlu season is almost here and it could be a bad one when combined with the coronavirus pandemic, according to health experts.
Flu Activity Drops To 'Sporadic' Level In Maryland; 67 Deaths Reported This Flu SeasonFor the first time since October, flu activity in Maryland has dropped to sporadic levels, the lowest category other than no activity reported at all.
50 Marylanders, Including 5 Kids, Have Died From Influenza-Related Illnesses This Flu Season, Health Department SaysThe latest report from the Maryland Department of Health shows 45 adults and five children have died since the flu season began in October.
This Season's Flu Shot Offers 'Substantial Protection' In A Season Tough On ChildrenThe flu season is still in full swing and it's likely to continue for several more weeks, and if you haven't gotten a flu shot yet, you should, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Maryland Health Department Reports Five More Flu-Related DeathsFive more people have died from flu-related illnesses in Maryland this flu season, according to the Maryland Health Department.
3 Children, 17 Adults Have Died From Flu-Related Illnesses In Maryland So Far This Flu SeasonTwo children and 13 adults have died from flu-related illnesses in Maryland this flu season, according to the Maryland Health Department.
CDC: Flu Activity Decreasing Overall, But Still Remains HighNew numbers from the CDC show that, while flu activity is decreasing overall, it remains high around the country.
US On Track For One Of The Worst Flu Seasons In DecadesThis flu season is shaping up to be one of the worst in decades, according to the United States' top infectious disease doctor.
Proper Handwashing One Of Best Ways To Prevent Cold, FluJust in time for the holidays, flu season is in full swing.
Flu Is Getting An Early Start In The US This SeasonThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told doctors on a conference call this week that the United States is seeing more flu than is typical for this time of year.
11 Flu Cases Confirmed In Maryland, Health Department SaysIt's officially flu season- and Marylanders are already seeing it spread.
Flu Season Is Here And Now Is The Time To Get A Flu ShotTypically, the "season" starts in October, but there has already been flu-related deaths reported. Physicians say it's not too early to get a flu shot and they are available at many pharmacies and doctor's offices around the country.