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2 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson
It generally doesn't get rolling for another month or so, but experts say the one predictable thing about the flu is its tendency to be unpredictable.
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6 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday
Almost five years on from the swine flu pandemic, a mother-of-two who had previously suffered from no health issues, contracted the disease and died within six weeks.
10 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson
Many doctors are alarmed at what they are seeing this flu season. The flu is striking Mississippians and it's striking hard, in a demographic that typically tolerates flu well.
14 hrs ago | Londonderry Today
The Western Trust says it's unable to provide details of Swine Flu admittances or deaths at Altnagelvin but the Sentinel can reveal the virus responsible for the 2009 worldwide pandemic is this season the most common strain across Northern Ireland.
Leanne Cullen receives the vaccine from registered nurse Merrie Lewis at the Burnie GP Super Clinic.
Flu season usually peaks in January and February, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , but it is unpredictable and can linger into May. And as it gets warmer and you venture out of hibernation, you're more likely to come into contact with sick people.
We may be on the downswing, historically, based on the weekly flu statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but the threat of an influenza outbreak is always on the mind of the CDC.
Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health and state health officer, announced today the number of confirmed influenza-related deaths in persons under 65 years of age reported in the state has increased by 14, to a total of 332 confirmed deaths for the 2013-14 flu season.
The third wave of seasonal influenza epidemic continues in Iran, head of the Centre for Disease Control of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education Mohammad Mehdi Gouya said, the Iranian ILNA news agency reported on March 15. Some 680 people hospitalized and 22 of them have died in the country due to the flu from late 2013 up to date.
A dog was found to have been infected by the bird flu virus in Korea, the Agriculture Ministry said Friday, sparking concerns that the disease may affect mammals.
With flu season drawing to a close, many are wondering whether they made the right decision regarding vaccination and deciding their choice for next year.
U.S. influenza activity for the week ending March 8 was decreasing in most places, but flu activity was high in Texas and Hawaii, health officials say.
State health officials have confirmed a total of 14 new deaths since previous data was released March 7. Seven were children.
Health Protection Scotland said 15 more intensive care cases had been reported to them since last week's data was published, affecting patients admitted to hospital in the last five weeks.
State health officials say that the fewest number of people in North Carolina have succumb to the flu virus since October.
According to the annual Flu Season Survey from Staples, nearly 90-percent of office workers admitted coming to work when sick with the flu.