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.
California Flu Death Toll Nearly DoublesThe deadly flu outbreak continued to gain momentum and claim more victims Friday with state health officials raising the death toll of those under 65 who have succumbed to the disease to 74.
Flu-Related Death Toll Continues To Rise In CaliforniaFlu-related deaths in California have been higher so far this season than in recent years, raising concerns the illness might prove more severe, health officials said Tuesday.
Flu Sufferers Pack California Emergency Rooms, Death Toll At 27The flu has hit California so hard this year, pharmacies have run out of medicine to treat it, emergency rooms are packed and the death toll is rising.
Bay Area Hospitals Limit Visitors Due To Flu ScareHospitals in the South Bay are limiting visitors as they deal with a winter outbreak of flu.
Flu Spreading Quickly Across California; Death Reported In Monterey CountyA Monterey County resident has died as a result of an infection of the influenza virus -- one of 10 deaths statewide -- as the flu season gets underway.