Winter Flu Season Off to Early Start; Doctors Say Get Vaccinated NowThe California Department of Public Health says the winter flu season is off to its earliest start in 15 years.
Flu Season Off To An Early Start; 16 Flu-Related Deaths Already In CaliforniaThe winter flu season is off to its earliest start in more than 15 years around the country including in California where there have already been 16 flu-related deaths, health officials.
Santa Clara County Records 2 Flu Deaths, Including ChildA child and an adult have died in Santa Clara County of influenza, days before the official start of the 2019-2020 flu season on Oct. 1, health officials announced Tuesday.
Deadly Flu Strain Prompts CDC to Urge Unvaccinated to Get Their ShotsA troubling flu strain is hitting the United States and health experts are warning those who didn't get the flu shot that it's still not too late.
Bay Area Flu Deaths Prompt Health Officials To Urge More VaccinationsHealth officials are reminding people that it's not too late to get vaccinated against the flu after the deaths of two people from the Bay Area under the age of 40.
CDC: Flu Season Deaths Topped 80,000 Last YearAn estimated 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Several Central Valley Flu Cases May Be Linked To Sick Pig At Local FairCentral California health officials were investigating whether several cases of the flu are linked to a sick pig at a fair.
Dogs May Be Next Source Of Deadly Flu Pandemics, Study FindsA new report is now warning that the next deadly flu pandemic may be carried by dogs.
University Offers $3,500 To Get Sick And Stay At 'Hotel Influenza'St. Louis University is willing to fund your vacation under one condition: you have get sick and agree to stay at "Hotel Influenza."
Bill Gates Commits $12 Million To Help Find A Universal Flu VaccineAfter a devastating flu season around the world, Bill Gates is joining the search for a universal vaccine for the potentially deadly virus.
CDC: Flu Has 'Definitely Peaked' For The 2017-18 SeasonIllness 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.
Flu Season Still Getting Worse; Now As Bad As 2009 Swine FluThe flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago.
CDC: 16 More Children Dead From Flu, Peak Still To ComeThis brings the total number of pediatric flu-related deaths to 53 for the season which began in October.
Pregnant San Jose Mom Stricken With The Flu Loses Her BabyA pregnant San Jose woman caught the flu and ended up losing her baby.
Fierce, Deadly Flu Season Still Not Peaked, CDC SaysInfluenza activity continues to be widespread in all states except Hawaii, according to the weekly flu report released Friday by the CDC.