Influenza
WATCH: See how quickly flu germs spread in a classroom  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Up to 7 million people have caught the flu this season, according to the CDC. more
Study combines two forecasting methods with machine learning to estimate flu activity  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Influenza is highly contagious and easily spreads as people move about and travel, making tracking and forecasting flu activity a challenge. While the CDC... more
US flu season poised to be milder than last year's harsh one  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Officials the current flu season is shaping up to be milder, after last year's brutal one more
Harnessing multiple data streams and artificial intelligence to better predict flu  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Influenza is highly contagious and easily spreads as people move about and travel, making tracking and forecasting flu activity a challenge. While the CDC continuously monitors... more
US flu season appears milder, one year after brutal one  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Officials the current flu season is shaping up to be milder, after last year's brutal one more
Severe Flu Raises Risk Of Birth Problems For Pregnant Women, Babies  NPR · 5 days
Pregnant women in intensive care with severe cases of the flu have a higher risk of giving birth to babies prematurely. The risk of breathing problems... more
Medical News Today: What is pharyngitis?  MNT · 5 days
Pharyngitis, or a sore throat, is an inflammation of the pharynx that can cause discomfort and difficulty swallowing. It most commonly results from viral infections, such as common colds and the flu, but bacterial infections can... more
Neuropeptide Y may hold key to exacerbating severe influenza  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Severe influenza virus infection is characterized by a strong inflammatory response and profuse viral replication in lungs. These viruses, such as the notorious avian flu, have a high rate of... more
Lung neuropeptide exacerbates lethal influenza virus infection  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers found that lung immune cells (phagocytes) produce increased levels of neuropeptide Y (NPY) when mice are infected with severe influenza virus. NPY and its receptor form the NPY-Y1R axis. In mice with influenza,... more
Specific respiratory microbiome may be linked to influenza susceptibility, finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Specific respiratory microbiome communities may be linked to influenza susceptibility, according to a study published January 9, 2019 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Betsy... more
Respiratory microbiome may influence your susceptibility to flu  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Specific respiratory microbiome communities may be linked to influenza susceptibility, according to a new study. more
New study uncovers potential risks posed to infants by mothers with influenza  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Pregnant women with influenza are more likely to experience complications, but how this affects infants is unclear. A new Birth Defects Research study uncovers... more
Close flu vaccine supply gaps to ease flu seasons, make pandemics less deadly  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Gaps in the logic of how we restock flu vaccines may be costing hundreds of lives, or more. A new model to... more
Study shows safety of flu vaccination for hospitalized patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Hospitalized patients who received the flu vaccine had no increased risk of outpatient visits or hospital readmission within seven days of discharge, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today... more
WATCH: CDC reports sharp increases in number of influenza cases  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
There are 19 states with high levels of flu activity and there have been 13 pediatric flu-related deaths this season. more
Medical News Today: Heart failure: Flu vaccine could save lives  MNT · 2 weeks
Researchers have determined the importance of flu vaccinations for people diagnosed with heart failure. The flu shot could extend some people's lives. more
WATCH: New, single-dose flu medicine now available in US pharmacies  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The drug reduces the duration of flu symptoms by more than one day when taken within the first 48 hours. more
WATCH: Conservative commentator Bre Payton dies shortly after flu diagnoses  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
In the wake of Payton's sudden death following a H1N1 flu and meningitis diagnosis, Dr. Edith Sanchez discusses how to protect yourself during flu season. more
Flu is serious for pregnant women and others at high risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Those at high-risk for flu complications such as hospitalization and death -- including pregnant women -- should be tested and treated as soon as possible, suggest... more
Pregnant women and extremely obese people at high risk of flu complications  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Pregnant women and the extremely obese are among those at high risk for complications from the flu - including death - and should be... more
EU Member States fall short on influenza vaccination coverage for vulnerable groups, says ECDC  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
None of the European Union (EU) Member States could demonstrate that they reach the EU target of 75% influenza vaccination... more
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