Category: Flu

The Common Cold can Help Prevent the Flu

September 16th, 2020
  Rhinovirus, the most frequent cause of common colds, can prevent the flu virus from infecting airways by jump-starting the body’s antiviral defenses, Yale researchers reported.   New Study on the Cold and Flu   The team studied three years of cl… more »

Flu Season Continues to Worsen

February 7th, 2018
This year’s tough flu season is continuing on and has already claimed the lives of at least 37 children in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Flu Continues Influenza continues to be widespread in… more »

Early Start to Flu Season

December 20th, 2017
Flu season is off to an early start this year, according to researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention Epidemic Intelligence Service. Flu Season Arrives Early A team of public health experts analyzed national data on flu… more »

Bad Flu Season for Australia Could Mean Bad Flu Season for U.S.

October 4th, 2017
A bad flu season in Australia is serving as a warning sign for the United States. Flu Hits Australia There has been two and a half times more flu cases reported to Australia’s National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System this year, compared with t… more »

Flu Continues to Spread

February 15th, 2017
A report out from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says over 12,000 cases of influenza A have been reported across the country. Fifty-one of the 54 U.S. states and territories are experiencing elevated levels of flu and flu-like illnesses. Influen… more »