NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A Gooding County man older than 65 years of age has been reported as the first influenza-related death of the 2021-22 season. “The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A new antibody discovered in the blood of some people vaccinated against or infected with influenza can recognize a broad variety of flu viruses Scientists at Scripps...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Department of Health (DOH) reiterated its call to all parents to bring their infants and kids to health centers to get free vaccination shots that will protect them...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Swedish Public Health Agency, or Folkhälsomyndigheten says the flu epidemic is underway for the season and there is a risk that it will be intense. Since the beginning...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) FluView, one human infection with a novel influenza A virus (H1, neuraminidase result pending) was reported...

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...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A steady increase in the number of influenza cases from week 34 (week starting 23 August 2021) with a sharp increase in week 44 (week starting 1 November 2021) has been reported...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has received the first report of an influenza-associated death of the 2021-22 influenza season. The death was...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Delaware state health officials report the first two laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza for the 2021-2022 flu season, including the first pediatric case of the season. The...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A new study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), an institution supported by “la Caixa” Foundation, provides robust evidence that COVID-19 is a seasonal...