Another North Texas School Closes Due To FluThe flu epidemic has closed down yet another North Texas school.
Prevent Flu: Wash Your Hands, Avoid Public PlacesA century has passed since the Spanish Flu Pandemic killed off 3 to 5 percent of the world’s population, according to some estimates when it hit in 1918.
New Machine Built To Sanitize Schools From FluThe high number of flu deaths this winter have led some companies to take office sanitation to another level.
Frozen Meatballs Recalled For Potential Listeria ContaminationThe U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced a recall of 3,420 pounds of beef meatball products due to possible Listeria contamination.
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.