By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports widespread flu activity in 49 states and Puerto Rico and and, after falling during the first two weeks...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Iowa state health officials reported Friday on the first flu-related deaths of the 2019-2020 influenza season: an older adult (61-80 years of age) Central Iowa woman,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews San Diego County health officials are reporting an increase in influenza cases at this time in the season. They note that a total of 420 influenza cases have been...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Oklahoma The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) announced the first death caused by the flu in the state. The death occurred in Tulsa County in a patient who...

Michigan state health officials reported the first influenza-associated pediatric death of the 2018-2019 flu season in a child from Osceola County who was infected with influenza A/H1N1. According...

Following a particularly severe 2017-2018 influenza (flu) season with a record-breaking estimated 900,000 hospitalizations and more than 80,000 deaths in the U.S., the National Foundation for Infectious...

Connecticut health officials are reporting that the flu season has peaked; however, flu activity is still widespread. “The positive news is that we appear to be past the peak of the flu season.  This...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported Friday that influenza activity increased again this past week. All U.S. states but Hawaii and Oregon continue to report widespread flu activity...

San Diego County health officials have recorded a record number of influenza deaths this season and a California deer mouse caught in routine trapping in the Santa Ysabel area has tested positive for...

The number of influenza related fatalities in Iowa has risen to 14 since Oct. 2017, according to Iowa health officials. On Friday, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) confirmed an additional...