\’Tis the season for the sniffles. Seems like everybody is
coming down with a cold — or worse.
The flu takes hold in Maryland, and many are fighting cold symptoms going around.
WTOP\’s Veronica Robinson reports
This flu season, the feds have a special request for kids, and a local top doctor wants people to know some vaccines may offer better protection against influenza than others.
A new study has found that pregnant have an unusually strong response to the flu virus, which explain why they become sicker than other adults.
A number of parents are concerned about the serious respiratory illnesses, including the enterovirus D68 found in the Midwest. But doctors are saying parents should be just as nervous about the flu.
Who knew? Giant Pandas can catch the flu. So keepers are taking special care.
Colds and flu often spread like wildfire in the workplace, and one big reason is that too many people who are sick just won\’t stay home.
This flu season is not only making people sick, it\’s also impacting those trying to visit patients at local hospitals.
Although winter\’s cold may be subsiding, the risk of serious illness or death associated with the flu still exists and now, a resurgence of the H1N1 virus is causing a dramatic rise in deaths of younger people.
Some people get flu shots to avoid the flu, but some people are getting paid to catch the flu.
Could cold and flu drugs help spread the flu? Some researchers think so.
Chicken eggs have long been used in the production of injectable
vaccines, prompting some allergy sufferers to shy away from flu shots.
A pre-school age child in Northern Virginia has died from the flu, according to the Virginia Department of Health.
With cold and flu season in full force, many make extra effort to keep homes germ-free. But there are still items that may be overlooked.