According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity increased and is elevated nationally in the United States. Based on flu surveillance data, CDC signaled the start of the 2018-2019 flu season.
Pregnant women and the extremely obese are among those at high risk for complications from the flu - including death - and should be tested and begin antiviral treatment promptly if they are sick enough to be hospitalized with flu symptoms, according to updated guidelines released by the Infectio
According to this week’s FluView report, while parts of the country are seeing elevated flu activity, overall activity nationally remains low.
Despite the commuter cold being a widely accepted concept, it has never been proven that public transport contributes to the spread of airborne infections. Now new research on the London underground commute has proven a link does exist.
The relationship between influenza and pneumonia has long been observed by health workers its genetic and cellular mechanisms have now been investigated in depth by scientists in a study involving volunteers and conducted in the United Kingdom.
According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity continues to increase slowly in the United States. The proportion of people seeing their healthcare provider for influenza-like-illness (ILI) has been at the national baseline for two consecutive weeks.
Getting an annual flu shot can save heart failure patients' lives, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.
More Americans have or intend to get a flu vaccine this fall, according to a new survey by the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication Center for Health and Risk Communication.
Pathologists at Houston Methodist have developed a real-time website to track flu cases, just in time to assist physicians, the CDC and patients for the fall 2018 flu season.