Cold and Flu

  Flu numbers on the rise in the US

Free flu shots planned at Louisiana’s parish health units

Child in south Mississippi dies from flu

  Doctors encourage vaccinations ahead of flu season peak

Protection from the flu: low number of Louisianan’s getting vaccinated

Doctors in Coastal Empire taking precautions after SC flu death

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Doctors trying to prevent historic flu season

What the approval of a new flu drug means for you

Flu season begins, tips on how to fight it

Indiana records first death of 2018-2019 flu season

New flu drug will soon hit the market

FDA approves new flu treatment for first time in 20 years

  La. Dept. of Health provides flu shots

If you still haven’t gotten your flu shot, Monday is probably the best opportunity.

Doctors: Now is the time to get your flu shot

Flu season is approaching, and doctors say now is the time to get vaccinated.

CDC encourages ‘handwashing heroes’ to fight flu, diseases

The CDC says handwashing is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others which would help families and workforces thrive. (Source: RNN)

Doctors expecting same strain as 2017, urge everyone to get flu shot now

Last year the flu spread like wildfire, killing almost 400 people in North Carolina. This year, doctors are adapting their plan based on what they learned.

Is This Year’s Flu Vaccine Really Effective?

Pregnant women who get the flu shot have a lower risk of hospitalization, CDC says

Doctors urging all, especially children and elderly, to get flu shots

Retailers offer gift cards to get flu shots

Doctors say flu vaccines protect entire community, not just us

Medical experts strongly urge people to get their flu shots this year following a deadly season

Flu season is here! Here’s what you should know

Flu season is officially upon us in the United States. Last year the Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimated over 80,000 people died of the flu or flu-related complications.

Why don’t more Americans get the flu vaccine?

As of October 1, flu season has officially arrived. But national health experts say many of us haven’t gotten our flu shots yet and probably won’t do so at all.

CDC says flu season deaths topped 80,000 last year

Overall, the effectiveness of the seasonal flu vaccine for last season was estimated to be 40-percent.

AP: 80,000 people died of the flu last year in US

An estimated 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter.

Doctors: Get your flu shot now

Hospitals across the country were packed with flu patients last year and doctors are hoping to avoid a repeat.

  Doctors encourage prevention ahead of flu season

With the flu season right around the corner, the sneezing, runny nose, and other symptoms are already closing in, with positive cases of the virus popping up.