Beaumont epidemiologist Paula Keller told WWJ Newsradio 950′s Zahra Huber the disease is spread very easily through contact with sick people.
Michigan is beginning the new year with an unusually high number of flu cases and one flu death.
An infant from southwest Michigan and a child from mid-Michigan died. As of December 20th there were 149 confirmed cases of the flu in Michigan.
Michigan residents are being urged to take preventative action and get vaccinated against seasonal flu in the wake of a Centers for Disease Control report that said there has been a rapid increase in flu cases in the state.
Annapolis High School in Dearborn Height’s District #7 will be closed Friday after dozens of students became sick.
Health officials in Michigan are urging residents to get vaccinated against whooping cough and influenza to help protect themselves and infants.
The first case of a new strain of influenza has been reported in Washtenaw County.
An international research team from Michigan State University has developed a new protein that they say has the potential to combat deadly flu epidemics.
Health officials say about 30 kids playing in a youth hockey tournament at the Sportsplex facility on Telegraph Road became sick over the past 24 hours.
It’s not too late to protect yourself. That’s according to officials who say the recent cases of flu serve as a reminder for Michiganders to get their vaccine before flu season peaks.