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.
Hospital Overrun By Flu Cases Having To Turn Them AwayThe flu continues to spread across North Texas, and one hospital wants people to make sure their flu is life-threatening before they take a trip to the emergency room.
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.
Health Officials Brace For Potentially Bad Flu SeasonIt's flu shot time, and health officials are bracing for a potentially miserable fall and winter.
Former Fort Worth Drama Teacher Sentenced On Child Porn ChargeA 25-year-old man who taught at Southwest High School in Fort Worth was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison on a federal child pornography charge.
NAACP Files Lawsuit To Close "Sick" School Until District Finds AnswersStudents and staff at Nichols Junior High in Arlington have been saying that something in the school has been making them sick: Now, the Arlington NAACP has filed a lawsuit asking a judge to shutter the school until the district can provide answers.