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.
What You Need To Know About HandwashingTo protect yourself and others, LifeBridge Health recommends taking these steps for effective handwashing
82 People Sickened By Flu On Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Out Of Baltimore, No Cases Of CoronavirusEighty-two people on a recent Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas voyage that returned to Baltimore had to be isolated because of a flu outbreak.
An 8-Year-Old Maryland Girl's Doctors Said She Had Common Flu Symptoms, But Days Later She Died8-year-old Kinsley Sandvik died on Valentine's Day after battling Influenza Strain B.
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.
Health Experts Urge Caution As Flu Remains Widespread In MarylandThe flu season remains very active in Maryland, with the latest numbers from the state health department showing an uptick in the number of confirmed cases of influenza.