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  • Temporada de influenza puede ser severa

    Temporada de influenza puede ser severa
    ATLANTA - Datos preliminares sobre la temporada de gripe o influenza mantienen en alerta a las autoridades sanitarias, que indican que podría ser "severa", y por eso instan al público a vacunarse. "Es demasiado pronto para decir de forma segura que va a...
  • Flu shots are more vital than ever

    Flu shots are more vital than ever
    The Baltimore Sun has published a number of excellent pieces on the risk of Ebola versus influenza ("Ebola is no Spanish Flu," Oct. 17). One aspect that has yet to be mentioned is the risk to the segments of our population that can be even more...
  • Is the flu really more dangerous to Americans than Ebola? It depends.

    Is the flu really more dangerous to Americans than Ebola? It depends.
    A common meme to have emerged from concerns about Ebola virus in the United States is for people to “go get a flu shot,” the idea being that the people worry too much about a disease that is of little threat to them (Ebola) and not enough...
  • Health Aware: When babies, children, teens should be immunized

    Dr. Anne Schneider, a family medicine physician with Edward Medical Group, suggests keeping your children current on their vaccinations to help protect your community and schools from outbreaks of disease. “Immunizations help protect infants,...
  • Addie Doyle, Roadrunners battle through the flu

    Addie Doyle, Roadrunners battle through the flu
    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...
  • Attendance normal at Nazareth Academy after flu outbreak

    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...
  • Flu cases jump in December at hospital emergency rooms

    Flu cases jump in December at hospital emergency rooms
    The high number of students at Nazareth Academy sick with the flu is reflected at the local hospitals’ emergency rooms. At Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, the lab has tested 145 nasal swabs for influenza since Dec. 1, including the morning...
  • Tiempo de 'flu', tiempo de vacunarse

    Tiempo de 'flu', tiempo de vacunarse
    Los días finales de noviembre hasta febrero es cuando más tiene influenza la gente y hay que prevenir el contagio. El último informe de FluView (un reporte semanal de vigilancia de influenza preparado para el Gobierno) para la temporada de influenza...
  • CDC: Dominance of H3N2 viruses may portend more deaths this flu season

    The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a warning for Americans: Get ready for a potentially nasty flu season. So far this flu season, the influenza strains most active in the U.S. are versions of H3N2 viruses, Dr. Tom Frieden...
  • How the flu vaccine turned out to be a poor match for this year's flu

    When it comes to developing a seasonal flu vaccine, researchers must take aim at an invisible target. Not only are flu viruses constantly changing, drug manufacturers need to start producing their vaccines four to six months before the flu season...
  • Flu activity continues to increase in Central Florida

    Flu activity continues to increase in Central Florida
    As the flu season inches toward its peak, federal and state health officials continue to encourage people to get vaccinated. In Florida, the highest flu activity has been among children so far. There has also been an increase in the percentage of...