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Laboratory testing for the flu has traditionally taken so long to yield results that most people recovered before finding out if they actually had the virus. But about half a dozen Chicago-area hospitals can now diagnose influenza in just more than an...
With flu season likely to ramp up in Los Angeles in coming weeks, health officials and family doctors are trying to get out the word: There are some things you can do to avoid coming down with this year’s flu. First, get your immunizations —...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness News"When the flu hits, it hits everybody," said Terri Dunaway, CEO of the Central Plains Region Red Cross. "It doesn't just hit people in the communities. It hits people in the businesses, in the schools and it hits our staff." As the flu season...
Tags: Vaccines, American Red Cross, Flu, Drugs and Medicines
L.A. NOWAt least five people in California have died as state officials announced Friday that the flu has reached "widespread levels."...
L.A. NOWThe severe flu that spread across the U.S. has arrived in California and is causing illnesses and hospitalizations in much of the state....
ReporterSPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Centers for Disease Control now calls it an epidemic and the Ozarks is no exception. Influenza numbers continue to climb across the country as we deal with vaccine and treatment shortages. On average, February tends to be when...
NEW YORK (AP) — Flu is more widespread across the nation, but the number of hard-hit states has declined, health officials said Friday. Flu season started early this winter, and includes a strain that tends to make people sicker. Health...
El SentinelUn brote inicial de la gripe(flu) estacional que ha afectado a gran parte de Estados Unidos está empezando a afectar cada vez más al sur de Florida. Desde mediados de diciembre, la salas de emergencia del condado de Broward han estado viendo casi el...
Pharmacies in Roanoke, New River Valley, Martinsville, Lynchburg either out of or low on flu vaccineReporterThis flu season will be one for the record books. Some locations in our area have run out of the vaccine and those that still have a supply can barely keep it in stock. At the Downhome Pharmacy in Botetourt County, business is booming. The owner...
NOTRE DAME – A chemistry research team at St. Mary’s College has created a new tool to fight the world's counterfeit drug problem. It’s through an inexpensive paper-based test that can be used to screen for phony pain relievers. The...
Tags: Health Organizations, Malaria, Research, Medical Research, Flu
Influenza generally produces the following miserable symptoms, which often come on very suddenly and can last a week or more, according to theU.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: • Fever • Chills • Cough • Sore...
As the influenza season heads in, Carol Baker, who chairs the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases' Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition, answers some common questions about the flu vaccine. Baker is a professor of pediatrics, molecular...
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