| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Nazareth coach Kim Connell doesn’t want to make excuses, but the past week has been far from normal for her girls basketball team.
The school was shut down for two days earlier this week due to a flu outbreak and, like many of the students at the...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Nazareth Academy’s attendance has returned to usual levels, following a flu outbreak that closed the LaGrange Park high school Tuesday and Wednesday, the principal said.
“Our main goal is to keep our students safe and healthy,” said...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 2:13 PM
This year's flu outbreak is starting earlier than usual and is widespread and increasing throughout the state, say officials who are urging Floridians to get their flu shot.
Tim Hendrix, medical director with Centra Care, said new cases last week were...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 1:05 PM
ATLANTA The flu has officially reached an epidemic threshold, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
At least 15 children have died from flu-related deaths across the country, according to the CDC. A 3-year-old child in Georgia...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 9:55 PM
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12/31/2014 NFL Note - Pittsburgh Steelers Tate, Ben
RB Ben Tate joined his third team in seven weeks when he signed with the Steelers on Tuesday (Dec. 30).
Tate was released by the Cleveland Browns in November. He had a season-high...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 4:10 PM
Connecticut is suffering a widespread influenza outbreak, and has been for weeks, as part of an increase in flu cases across the U.S., according to state and federal health officials.
The state Department of Public Health said there were 444 positive...
| 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...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Nearly 600 students and staff in Oak Park Elementary District 97 schools were absent on Monday due to illness, with most suffering from flu-like symptoms, district officials said.
A total of 563 students — or 9.5 percent of those currently...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:11 PM
The reports from school districts have rolled in daily to Chicago-area health departments, and the graphs on the weekly influenza charts are soaring upward. Flu season has arrived, earlier than usual and packing a punch that has sent hundreds of...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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?...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 12:34 PM
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...