The Mount Pleasant School District has cancelled classes for the rest of the week after a suspected norovirus sickened about 200 students.
Are you trying to avoid getting sick with either a cold or the flu? One of your best methods of defense is actually something that you should be doing everyday anyway.
A University of Michigan specialist says there is evidence a new flu strain is circulating, but it’s much like one we have seen before.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the initial “FluView” report for the U.S. 2011–2012 flu season with the message that flu activity is currently low, making this the perfect time to get vaccinated.
With the flu season upon us, the Wayne County Department of Public Health urges residents to get their annual flu vaccines at its Walk-in Family Flu Vaccination Clinic, 9 am to 3 pm, Saturday, Nov. 5.
One out of three U.S. adults plan to skip their flu shot this year, according to an Opinion Research/Select Medical telephone poll.
As a preventive health measure, the Wayne County Department of Public Health is offering flu shots for residents at its clinics in Wayne, Taylor and the Redford area.
University of Michigan researchers believe they have made a significant breakthrough in determining why some people get the flu and others don’t.
If you have a compromised immune system and are getting into the later years of life, it’s strongly recommended that immunization against influenza be obtained every fall.
If you think flu season is over in Michigan, think again.