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.
New This Flu SeasonFind out what to expect during the 2017-2018 flu season.
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.
Flu GlossaryBefore learning about the flu, it is important to understand the terminology.
Even When Just 20 Percent Effective, Flu Vaccine Saves LivesEach winter, many people wonder if its worth getting a flu shot, while health officials repeatedly warn against not getting one. Now, a new study sheds light on the benefit of doing so.
CDC Warns Second Wave Of Flu Has BegunIn a March 23 release the CDC announced that overall flu cases are finally dropping however, "Influenza B" cases have jumped above the more common "Influenza A" virus.
Flu Cases Decreasing, But CDC Warns That Season Isn't Over YetThe number of people sick with the flu has continued to decrease across the nation, but experts with the CDC warned that the season is not over yet.
Worst Of Bad US Flu Season Finally Over As Illnesses Decline The worst of the nation's nasty flu season is finally over.
Dallas County Health And Human Services To Offer Free Flu ShotsCheck locations here.
Federal Panel Says It's OK To Use Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine AgainTwo years ago, a federal group pulled its recommendation for FluMist after research found that it wasn't working against swine flu, the kind of flu that was making most people sick then.