The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Health Alert Network (HAN) Health Advisory about increased influenza A(H3N2) activity that could mark the beginning of the 2021-2022 influenza...

As if the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t scary enough, the flu season is not far away. How severe will the flu season be as it converges with the COVID-19 outbreak? What can we do to prepare? Dr. Benjamin...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Carlos III Health Institute in Madrid said this week the flu epidemic wave of the 2019-2020 season has officially begun, according to the disease transmissibility...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Here are the estimates: At least 2.6 million influenza cases, 23,000 hospitalizations and 1,300 flu related deaths since October 1, according to the Centers for Disease...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The CDC says flu season is early in the United States with widespread activity seen in several states and the southern US hit especially hard so far. In this video,...

Flu season is upon us once again and experts say it’s time to get your flu shot. On today’s show, Taryn Chapman, aka The Vaccine Mom, joined me to discuss different aspects of influenza to...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is estimating some 6,150,000 – 7,280,000 influenza cases in the 2018-2019 flu season as of Jan. 5. Officials say this accounts for 2,920,000 –...

As co-leaders of an international collaboration, scientists at Scripps Research have discovered that tethering four antibodies together may be an effective strategy for neutralizing all types of influenza...

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public Health officials Thursday reported announced the first reported flu-related death of the 2018-19 flu season, which occurred...

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...