New This Flu SeasonFind out what to expect during the 2019-2020 flu season.
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.
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.
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.
3 More Flu-Related Deaths Reported Brings Dallas County Total To 14The patients were 37, 62, and 77 years old and each one had underlying medical conditions.
Bishop Lynch Student Reese Termulo Laid To Rest As Flu Toll In Dallas County ClimbsTurmulo was remembered as an inclusive, funny friend and a great student who loved to dance.
11th Flu-Related Death In Dallas County; 34-Year-Old With No Underlying Health ProblemsThis death is the 10th adult flu-related death in addition to the one confirmed pediatric flu-related death in Dallas County during the 2019-2020 flu season.
Children At Higher Risk After Mismatch In This Year's Flu VaccineThis year's flu vaccine may not be very effective against a common strain of the flu that's especially tough on children, according to a new report.
Dallas County Reports 3 More Flu-Related Deaths Bringing Total To 9 This SeasonThe patients were 73, 64 and 65 years of age with pre-existing medical conditions.
First Time In 30 Years Flu 'B' Strain Is The Dominant OneDoctors say the flu vaccine isn’t as effective for flu B as flu A. And because children have been less exposed to the B strain, it can be more dangerous for them.