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National Health News, Newsroom Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018/2019 Flu Season

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018/2019 Flu Season

here for CDC's 2018-2019 Influenza Resources

10/18/18 at 12:45 pm     147      , , ,
National Health News The end is near: Flu has ‘definitely peaked’ for the 2017-18 season

The end is near: Flu has ‘definitely peaked’ for the 2017-18 season

as been shown the door in the United States. Illness activity peaked and began to decline during the eighth week of the year, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s weekly surveillance report indicated Friday. Just 5% of people who visited their doctors did so while complaining of flu-like illness, down from 6.4% the previous […]

3/7/18 at 1:27 pm     630      , ,     CNN
National Health News, Newsroom Here’s what state health and hospital officials are saying about the flu in Massachusetts

Here’s what state health and hospital officials are saying about the flu in Massachusetts

ding to the latest flu report from the state’s Department of Public Health, the Bay State has seen 8,152 laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza so far in the 2017-2018 flu season. In the week ending Feb. 9 alone, Massachusetts had 2,281 confirmed cases of the flu. Massachusetts isn’t alone — more than half of the country is experiencing […]

2/12/18 at 8:48 am     611      ,     Boston.com
National Health News, Newsroom US Flu Levels Continue to Climb as 37 Kids’ Deaths Confirmed

US Flu Levels Continue to Climb as 37 Kids’ Deaths Confirmed

seven more pediatric deaths reported last week and influenza-like illness (ILI) numbers that are nearing those seen during the 2009 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said today that this year’s flu season will most likely be considered severe.

1/30/18 at 5:42 pm     617      ,     University of Minnesota Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy
Local Health News, Newsroom The 2017-2018 Influenza Season: Stay Informed

The 2017-2018 Influenza Season: Stay Informed

he most up-to-date flu information from the Centers for Disease Control for the 2017-2018 flu season.

1/30/18 at 5:14 pm     766      , ,     Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
National Health News, Newsroom Q&A: Why the Flu Vaccine Isn’t Always Effective

Q&A: Why the Flu Vaccine Isn’t Always Effective

tor from Brigham and Women’s Hospital spells out what you need to know for the 2017-2018 flu season.

12/7/17 at 4:01 pm     674      , , ,     Boston.com
National Health News, Newsroom I Never Get The Flu, So Why Do I Need A Flu Shot?

I Never Get The Flu, So Why Do I Need A Flu Shot?

seasonal flu is a contagious illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the respiratory tract. When people have the flu, some are only mildly affected, yet others may miss work, be hospitalized, or even die due to complications. Influenza vaccine, though not perfect, is the best way to prevent flu. But if you have always avoided vaccination […]

11/22/17 at 1:11 pm     683      , ,     HuffPost