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.
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.
Flu Outbreak Claims One Victim, Sickens More Than 176 In Marin County One person has died and there has already been more than 176 confirmed cases of influenza in Marin County during the current outbreak of the disease.
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 Season Is Here, And Experts Are Already ConcernedLast year's seasonal flu vaccine effectiveness was just 42%, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated.
Bay Area Flu Outbreak Claims 3 Lives; Officials Urge VaccinationHealth officials are warning of a widespread flu outbreak in the San Francisco Bay Are in the wake of three recent flu-related deaths.
Flu ‘Widespread’ In Bay Area; Death Reported In Napa CountyA Napa County resident under 65 years old died Thursday from the flu, which has become widespread in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Sorry, Kids: Doctors Urging Flu Shots This Year, Not Nasal SprayKids may get more of a sting from flu vaccination this fall: Doctors are gearing up to give shots only, because U.S. health officials say the easy-to-use nasal spray version of the vaccine isn't working as well as a jab.
Daycare Workers Must Be Vaccinated Under New California LawA new law signed by Governor Brown this week requires all daycare workers to be vaccinated.
Deadly Dog Flu Arrives In California; 5 Warning Signs To Look ForA dangerous and sometimes deadly virus that has affected thousands of dogs in the Midwest has shown up in California.
Bay Area Sees Spike In Flu Cases, 4 Deaths ReportedCases of influenza are on the rise, and the California Department of Public Health announced that there have been four flu-related deaths in the Bay Area.
Health Officials Warn This Year's Flu Vaccine Won't Prevent New H3N2 Strain Of InfluenzaHealth 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.
Could You Stomach A Popsicle Made To Look Like An Infectious Disease?A San Francisco-based designer created a collection of frozen treat molds that turn basic flavored sugar water into popsicles that resemble infectious diseases.