As days get shorter and the COVID-19 pandemic charges into a second fall season in the United States, another infectious disease is lurking.
A study compared clinical features, lab results, and health outcomes of patients with the two conditions.
Researcher Patricia Areán is working with an app intended to gather data about symptoms; 5,500 people are enrolled so far.
A study of more than 80,000 adult patients hospitalized with flu over eight flu seasons found that sudden, serious heart complications occurred in 12% of patients. Dr.
Every flu season is unique. The 2019-2020 outbreak features more cases of influenza B, the viral strain that usually emerges later in the season.
Much news of late has focused on the benefits that children realize from immunizations. There are important vaccines that older adults should be aware of, too.
Study found increased risk for depression, suicide in children whose mothers were hospitalized during pregnancy.
It's still flu season, and Washington state is also now facing a measles outbreak.
Researchers are creating a citywide network to detect and track influenza.
Flu season is underway, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The CDC monitors and analyzes several indicators that signal the start of the flu season. Those criteria were met in the week ending Dec. 15.