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.
The Flu Bug Is Back In North Texas"Our data shows that we've had three times the number of flu symptoms as opposed to last year," said Roland Hernandez, the Operations Supervisor at MedStar.
Doctors: Worst Of The Cold And Flu Season Is Yet To ComeIf you haven't had a bad cold or the flu chances are you know someone who has and doctors say the worst of it is still to come.
Tests In Texas & 4 Other States Show Flu Vaccine Not Working WellAs predicted, this year's flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It's only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn't include the bug that is making most people sick.
Weather Has North Texans Sniffling, Sneezing & MoreIf you've been feeling a bit under the weather, you might be able to actually blame it on the weather. The recent weather has awakened a seasonal monster -- mountain cedar.
Family Warning Others After Wife & Mother Loses Flu BattleA North Texas mother of three has died from the flu. Now her family is sharing their traumatic experience and encouraging others to take this year's dangerous strain of influenza seriously.
Doctors Warn Vaccinated Patients To Watch For Flu SymptomsAs the flu virus continues its deadly spread across North Texas, health officials are telling those who have been avoiding flu shots that there is still time to get protected. And many hold outs are beginning to listen.
Firefighters Taking Flu Prevention Message Door-To-DoorThe small lobby of the Neighborhood Clinic on Collins in Arlington was cramped with patients Monday, many of them suffering flu-like symptoms. When asked if the number of patients was larger than normal a doctor said, "Oh goodness, yes!"
1st Adult Flu-Related Death Reported In Dallas CountyOfficials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) are reporting the county’s first known adult flu-related death for the 2013-2014 flu season.
Finding Flu-Fighting Foods They're not on the level of hand-washing and flu vaccinations, but there are some foods that can boost your immunity to help you fight the flu.
Flu Trends Now Searchable On GoogleFlu cases are on the rise, and health officials are now wondering just how bad this outbreak is going to be. Now, you can find out on Google.
Four Flu Deaths Reported In Texas As Season Gets Early StartFlu season is off to an early start, and local doctors say it could be a bad one.
Vaccine Flying Off Pharmacy Shelves As Flu Cases UpDallas County Health officials say flu cases are up 40 percent since October. The bump in cases has come earlier than usual in the flu season and has pharmacists working hard to keep flu antivirals in stock.