Yes, There Will Be A Flu Season This Year, CDC SaysIt's always impossible to predict what a flu season will look like, but Lynnette Brammer, lead of the CDC's Domestic Influenza Surveillance team, said reports of more flu cases have caught her team's attention and have her thinking flu season may have returned after its one-year break.
Baltimore County Urges People To Get Vaccinated With Super Weekend Flu ClinicThe flu season is fast approaching and health officials are warning of a possible "Twindemic" of both COVID-19 and the flu, especially during the winter months, making vaccination against both diseases more important than ever.
Covid-19 Or The Common Cold? How To Tell If Your Child Contracted Covid-19 As School StartsCommon colds share many symptoms of the coronavirus, so if your child becomes ill as the school year gets underway, it might be difficult to immediately tell whether it's Covid-19, said CNN medical analyst Dr. Leana Wen.
Novavax Announces Early Results Of Combination Flu, COVID-19 VaccineMaryland-based Novavax announced Monday the early data from its combination flu and covid-19 vaccine.
Flu Cases At Record Lows In Maryland, Data ShowsThe number of people coming down with the flu in Maryland is at record low rates, according to the State Department of Health.
Before You Get A Flu Shot, Get Good Sleep To Increase Its Effectiveness, Experts SayIt turns out that sleep may be vital to arm us in the fight against influenza and Covid-19.
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.
Getting Vaccinated For The Flu This Year Is Particularly Important, WHO Officials Say Getting the flu vaccine this year is important, experts at the World Health Organization said during a news briefing in Geneva on Tuesday.
Maryland Has Fifth-Highest Child Flu Vaccination Rate In US, Study FindsMaryland is one of the top states when it comes to vaccinating children for the flu, a study from insurance comparison website QuoteWizard found.
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.
62 Flu-Related Deaths Reported This Flu Season In Maryland, Health Officials SayAs of the week ending April 11, 62 Marylanders, including five under the age of 18, have died from influenza, officials said.
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.
Royal Caribbean Among Cruise Lines Screening For Flu, Coronavirus; Could Deny Boarding At Port Of BaltimoreRoyal Caribbean is implementing several new screening measures worldwide, including at the Port of Baltimore, as the coronavirus spreads to protect guests and crew.
40 Adults, 5 Children Have Died From Flu-Related Illnesses In MarylandA total of 40 adults have now died from flu-related illnesses in Maryland, the state health department updated in its count Monday.