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  • Two pediatric flu-related deaths reported in Virginia's Eastern Region

    Two pediatric flu-related deaths reported in Virginia's Eastern Region
    Two children in Virginia have died from flu-related illnesses.
  • Flu prevention — just do it

    Flu prevention — just do it
    Last week the flu invaded my house. It wasn't pretty. We're talking sneezing, coughing, vomiting children with fevers for the better part of four days. Add to that, cranky and worn out. That was me, not the kids. My little ones were too tired to...

    First flu death of season for L.A. County is Pomona Valley woman

    First flu death of season for L.A. County is Pomona Valley woman
    Health officials have reported the first death associated with flu in Los Angeles County for the 2014-15 influenza season. The patient was an elderly woman who lived in the Pomona Valley and suffered from underlying medical conditions, the Los Angeles...

    FDA approves BioCryst's intravenous flu drug

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc's single-dose flu drug, in what the company says is the agency's first ever approval for an intravenous drug to fight influenza. The drug is intended for adults with acute...

    Tests can help determine which flu vaccine is safe for patient with allergies

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Last year, I had an allergic reaction (swollen lips and face, itching around the neck and jawline) after getting a flu shot. Since then, I've discovered that I'm allergic to thimerosal. Is it safe for me to get the vaccine this year?...