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.
This Flu Season Is The Longest In A Decade, CDC SaysIt's official: This year's flu season is a record breaker.
CDC Says Flu Vaccine More Effective, But Cases Still On The RiseWhile temperatures reached the 60's in Baltimore on Friday, it's still the dead of winter, which can only mean one thing. Flu season.
How Effective Is This Year's Flu Shot?The CDC estimates the vaccine has reduced the risk of going to the doctor for flu-related illness by 47 percent overall this season.
Flu Shot May Be More Effective Than Nasal Vaccine, Study SaysWhen it comes to vaccinating yourself -- or your kids -- against the flu, there are two options in the United States: a traditional shot or a nasal spray.