When Is Flu Season?While seasonal influenza viruses can be detected year-round in the United States, flu viruses are most common during the fall and winter.
People At High RiskSome people are more likely to get flu complications that can result in hospitalization and sometimes death.
Flu Symptoms & ComplicationsInfluenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death.
Diagnosing The FluFlu viruses usually cause the most illness during the colder months of the year.
Flu Vs. ColdWhat is the difference between a cold and the flu?
How Flu SpreadsPeople with flu can spread it to others up to about six feet away.
Flu PreventionThe CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses.
Report: Texas One Of Worst Places In U.S. For The FluA new report says Texas is one of the worst places in the country for the flu, so far this year.
Yes, Summer's Hanging Around But Flu Season Is Already HereIt's still swimsuit season in North Texas but, the flu bug doesn't care. Doctors are urging those in high risk categories (and even those that aren't) to get vaccinated now.
Never Say Never: Shania Twain Finds New Voice After IllnessAfter becoming a global icon and one of the world's best-selling singers of all-time, Shania Twain had to utter the scariest five words a vocalist would ever hear: "I may never sing again."
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109 U.S. Salmonella Cases Now Linked To Papayas From MexicoU.S. health officials say more people have contracted salmonella by eating papayas from a farm in southern Mexico.