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  • Avian flu detected at Central Valley farm

    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...
  • Be alert to pneumonia this winter

    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...
  • Flu, other bugs hit Lehigh Valley hard

    Flu, other bugs hit Lehigh Valley hard
    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'...
  • Flu is hitting Maryland earlier and harder

    Flu is hitting Maryland earlier and harder
    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...
  • 26-year-old dies of flu complications in Wisconsin

    26-year-old dies of flu complications in Wisconsin
    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...
  • Flu rages, fears mount as students head back to school

    Flu rages, fears mount as students head back to school
    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...
  • Flu continues to spread in Florida

    Flu continues to spread in Florida
    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...
  • Flu is 'widespread' in 43 states as deaths and illnesses mount, CDC says

    Flu is 'widespread' in 43 states as deaths and illnesses mount, CDC says
    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...
  • What to do if you get the flu

    What to do if you get the flu
    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: -...
  • Instan a vacunarse vs. la influenza

    Instan a vacunarse vs. la influenza
    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...
  • Diocese of Allentown announces flu precautions

    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,...