Health officials weren’t sure if the new strain would become a significant problem in the U.S., but lab specimens from patients have shown that the most commonly seen flu bug so far is the new strain of H3N2.
A San Francisco-based designer created a collection of frozen treat molds that turn basic flavored sugar water into popsicles that resemble infectious diseases.
Oakland-based Clorox said sales of its disinfectant wipes jumped 20 percent last month, with fears over Ebola virus and the start of flu season perking up interest for Americans to stock up on supplies.
Santa Clara County is pushing to give flu shots to the estimated 700 homeless veterans out on the streets as the weather turns colder.
Fear Of Ebola Dominates While Influenza Kills Thousands A Year In U.S.; Only Half Of Population Gets Flu Shot
There are plenty of fears floating around surrounding the Ebola virus, but flu season is coming up and many people don’t seem to be all that worried and often do not take precautions against it that are available.
Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
A passenger with flu-like symptoms caused an Ebola scare at a Southern California airport Sunday.
Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
California health officials said the recent numbers show an overall statewide decline in the number of deaths this season, and that the number of hospitalizations are tapering back to normal levels.
Two more flu deaths were recorded in Santa Cruz County this week, county health officials said Thursday.