| Jan 25, 2015
| 11:26 PM
Avian flu has been detected among a flock of turkeys at a Central Valley ranch operated by Foster Farms, authorities said.
The influenza virus was found at one of the company's facilities in Stanislaus County. In a statement, the company said no...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:30 AM
Pneumonia is sneaky. Although people with pneumonia occasionally have the classic signs--fever, flushed cheeks, rattling lungs, and discolored (green-brown) mucus--pneumonia is more likely to produce symptoms common to scores of other maladies. Because it...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 5:11 PM
The flu's rampage through the Lehigh Valley has entered its fourth week with little sign of abating any time soon.
"We're probably going to see a fair amount of flu for the next few weeks," warned Dr. Jeffrey Jahre, St. Luke's University Health Network'...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 10:03 AM
The flu season is off to an earlier and stronger start, sending 2,300 people to the hospital with influenza-like symptoms in Maryland, accounting for about 4.9 percent of all emergency department visits, according to state data collected from some...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 2:58 PM
A 26-year-old health care worker has died from complications of the flu, according to a Kenosha County official.
WISN-TV first reported the death of Katherine McQuestion, of Kenosha, who was a radiology technician at St. Catherine's Medical Center in...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 2:25 PM
The scene is set for the flu season, already deadly, to take a dramatic turn for the worst in the Lehigh Valley.
Circulating is a particularly nasty strain of the flu against which the vaccine offers little protection. And now, just as students are...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 1:49 PM
It's been three weeks now since flu activity has become widespread in Florida and its activity is not abating: 39 counties, including Seminole, Orange, Lake, Polk and Osceola, are reporting increasing flu activity, according to the latest weekly report...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 4:54 PM
Influenza viruses have infiltrated most parts of the United States, with 43 states experiencing “widespread” flu activity and six others reporting “regional” flu activity, according to the Centers for Disease Control and...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 10:29 AM
You may have heard everyone talking about this year's flu season, but you might not give it another thought unless you actually get the flu.
If you do get sick, knowing what to do can help you feel better faster.
Try these tips if you get the flu:
| Jan 7, 2015
| 9:28 AM
Las autoridades sanitarias hicieron esta semana un llamamiento a la población para que se vacune contra la gripe o influenza, que en el inicio del nuevo año afecta ya de forma "generalizada" a 43 estados.
"La vacunación contra la influenza puede reducir...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 8:05 AM
The Catholic Diocese of Allentown is altering two elements of Mass as a precaution during what has become an especially tough flu season.
The sign of peace, which is often done with a handshake, will be omitted or, if the priest chooses to include it,...