As predicted, this year’s flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It’s only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn’t include the bug that is making most people sick.
Flu is widespread in 43 states, and flu activity was intense in most of them during the week of Christmas, according to the latest figures issued Monday by the CDC.
Dallas County health officials say they could confirm a third flu-related death this week.
To help in the fight against the flu, a Walmart store in Denton is hosting a flu clinic on Thursday and Friday.
Two Tarrant County adults have died from the flu within the past 24 hours.
Colleyville family wants to spread the word about how flu shots can save live.
Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
While doctors don’t underestimate the viciousness of the Ebola virus they say the greater threat to public health, by far, is influenza. They’re concerned fears about Ebola will make people forget to get vaccinated.
A Denton woman that was in a medically induced coma for over a month, diagnosed with H1N1, died Friday night.
A North Texas mother of three has died from the flu. Now her family is sharing their traumatic experience and encouraging others to take this year’s dangerous strain of influenza seriously.
The flu virus continues to be deadly across the DFW area, and now local health officials are concerned that the height of the epidemic has not even hit North Texas yet.
Many people across North Texas are struggling to find the flu shot. However, local health officials said that there are still plenty of doses available throughout the area.