| Dec 30, 2014
Flu season is definitely upon us and unfortunately it's hitting just in time for the holidays! I've been on call for the last two weekends and I can assure you, flu is everywhere. You name it and you're probably being exposed somewhere, including the...
| 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...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 8:20 AM
SAN JUAN - Las autoridades de Puerto Rico declararon la existencia de una epidemia de gripe, o influenza, en la isla, después de que se hayan registrado un total de 3.124 casos en lo que va de año y 140 hospitalizaciones.
"Durante la primera semana...
| 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,...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 12:29 PM
Longtime Clippers play-by-play announcer Ralph Lawler had mumbled and slurred speech as he called the game against the Lakers on Wednesday, raising speculation and concern.
The Clippers tweeted that Lawler just had the flu.
"Fans, thanks for your...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:03 PM
It's shaping up to be a nasty flu season, with an earlier start and more severe cases, according to hospitals that have begun limiting visitors in an attempt to stem infections.
On Monday, Anne Arundel Medical Center became the latest to bar children and...