Flu, COVID Could Overwhelm Hospitals In Fall, Winter, California SaysA severe flu season this fall and winter could overwhelm California hospitals that are preparing for an uptick in COVID-19 cases as the economy further reopens, officials said Thursday. They urged people to get vaccinated to prevent that from happening.
Study Suggests Link Between Poor Air Quality And Increase In Flu CasesHazy skies and poor air quality are ailments we deal with in California every wildfire season. But as we prepare for the flu season ahead, there is another health risk to consider.
California Health Officials Fret About Mix Of COVID, Flu
A Deadly Virus Is Spreading And Has Infected 19 Million Americans So Far — It's InfluenzaIn the 2019-2020 season so far, at least 19 million people in the US have gotten the flu and 10,000 people have died from it, including at least 68 children.
Coronavirus Vs. The Flu: What Should You Be More Worried About?Talk of the coronavirus has spread nationwide as more cases pop up around the world, mostly in Asia.
Your Fitbit Could Help Health Officials Predict Flu Outbreaks In Real-TimeThat Fitbit you've been wearing could be doing a lot more than tracking your trips to the store. It may help health officials stop the flu from spreading, too.
At Least 1,300 Flu Deaths In The U.S. So Far This Season, CDC EstimatesAt least 1,300 people have died from the flu so far this season, according to a preliminary estimate released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Flu Season Is Here And Now Is The Time To Get A Flu ShotThe aches, the sneezing, the sore throat, the exhaustion -- flu season is here and you want to be prepared.
Flu Season Isn't Over Yet; Flu Activity Is Still Elevated In CaliforniaFlu activity is still elevated in California, according to the California Department of Public Health.
The End Is Near: Flu Has 'Definitely Peaked' For The 2017-18 SeasonFlu has been shown the door in the United States. Illness activity peaked and began to decline during the eighth week of the year.
Flu Still On The Rise, Hospitalizations High, CDC SaysFlu-related hospitalizations rose to about 60 people out of every 100,000 in the fifth week of 2018.
Pediatrician: 'Flu Just Spread Like Wildfire'From coast to coast, pediatricians in the United States say this year's flu season ranks among the toughest they've seen.
Local Elementary School Cancels Classes Until Thursday Due To FluA spokesperson for the school says 11 faculty and staff are out sick – and even the substitute teachers contacted were sick.
Mom Dies From Flu After Hospital Sends Her HomeThat Monday -- just two days after feeling fine -- she was so sick that she went to the emergency room. Doctors diagnosed her with the flu and sent her home.
Flu Season Hitting Hard, But It's Too Soon To See If It's WorseThere is a big push from public health officials in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties to get people vaccinated with the flu shot.