| Dec 10, 2014
| 9:09 AM
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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 7:30 AM
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...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 12:11 PM
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...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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,...
| 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 10, 2014
| 9:30 AM
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...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 11:08 AM
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...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 5:48 PM
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...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:57 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 8:33 AM
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...