As Flu Season Approaches, Doctors Say Parents May Confuse the Symptoms with COVID-19With the flu season just around the corner parents and teachers may have a difficult time determining flu symptoms, from those of COVID-19 in children.
Health Officials: It’s Not Too Late To Get Flu Vaccine Before The HolidaysThe week of Dec. 1 is National Influenza Vaccination Week and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is reminding Michigan residents that it’s not too late to get vaccinated.
Most Pregnant Women Aren't Getting Flu And Whooping Cough ShotsMost pregnant women in the United States don't get flu and whooping cough vaccines even though the shots are safe and recommended as part of routine prenatal care, a report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.
Only Half Of Americans Plan To Get A Flu Shot This Year. Here's Why That's A ProblemWhile 60% of adults think that the flu vaccine is the best preventive measure against flu-related deaths and hospitalizations, only 52% said they planned to get one this season, according to a survey by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID).
Flu Hits Michigan With Two Pediatric DeathsThe flu is now widespread in nearly the entire country, according to the latest figures from the CDC.
Alpena Child Dies From Flu, Marks 2nd Michigan Child Dies This seasonHealth officials say an Alpena County child is the second to die from the flu this season.
Most Parents Still Rely On Myths To Avoid ColdsAs with many other aspects of parenting, when it comes to preventing colds, most parents trust the advice passed down by their own parents and grandparents.
Survey: Most US Adults Have Not Gotten A Flu Shot This Season Most US adults have not gotten a flu shot this season, according to a new survey from NORC, a research organization at the University of Chicago.
Flu Shot: Where To Get The Vaccine In MichiganIt's once again time to get yourself and your family vaccinated against the flu.
Dogs May Be Next Source Of Deadly Flu Pandemics, Study FindsA new report is now warning that the next deadly flu pandemic may be carried by dogs.
University Offers $3,500 To Get Sick And Stay At 'Hotel Influenza'St. Louis University is willing to fund your vacation under one condition: you have get sick and agree to stay at "Hotel Influenza."
Bill Gates Commits $12 Million To Help Find A Universal Flu VaccineAfter a devastating flu season around the world, Bill Gates is joining the search for a universal vaccine for the potentially deadly virus.
4 Ways To Stop The Flu From Spreading Around The OfficePARTNER CONTENT - The recent outbreak of the H3N2 virus is estimated to cost U.S. companies $15.4 billion in lost productivity and sales.
CDC: 37 Children Dead As Flu Epidemic Spreads NationwideThis week has been a particularly deadly one for the flu.
Bouts Of Flu Expected To Rise: Hospitals Impose Visitor Restrictions“It’s not too late to get the flu shot. It protects you and those around you.”