Doctors Want You To Get The Influenza Vaccine, Say It Might Be Your Most Important Flu Shot EverHealthcare workers across the country are stressing the importance of getting vaccinated for influenza this year, saying that it will not only help prevent the flu and save lives, but also reserve health resources needed to continue the COVID-19 fight.
Doctors Concerned About Flu Season During Coronavirus Pandemic: 'Vaccination For Influenza Is The Most Important Thing We Can Do'Experts hope that already-established practices, such as social distancing and wearing masks, will keep numbers down.
CVS, Walgreens Enact COVID-19 Precautions During Flu SeasonThe two largest drugstore chains in the U.S. -- Walgreens and CVS -- are putting in place coronavirus precautions for customers getting flu shots.
While Panic Surrounds Coronavirus, Some 20,000 People Have Died From Flu This SeasonAs concerns about the coronavirus continue to grow in the U.S., the latest numbers from the CDC show an estimated 20,000 people have died of the flu.
Texas Flu Patients Play Role In Research To Make Vaccine More EffectiveDr. Manjusha Gaglani helped author the study showing the vaccine performed well this season with a 55% effectiveness rate in children.
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.
DCHHS Reports 82-Year-Old Resident Is 6th Flu Death Of 2019-2020 SeasonDallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has reported the sixth flu-related death in Dallas County for the 2019-2020 season.
Health Officials Warn Flu Season Is Far From Over After New Death Reported In Denton CountyA flu season that hit early and hard is far from over — on Friday, Denton County reported its first flu related death of the season.
Second Child In Tarrant County Dies From Flu As Reports Increase This SeasonHealth officials in Texas have reported that a second child has died from the flu in Tarrant County.
Dallas County Reports 34-Year-Old Resident Is 4th Flu-Related Death Of The SeasonHealth officials said the latest victim was a 34-year-old Dallas resident.
Health Officials Say Hygiene Is Key To Preventing Cold & FluDoctors say the simplest way to avoid getting sick is to wash your hands, but many people aren’t doing it right or as often as they should.
Dallas County Confirms 3rd Flu Death This SeasonThe Dallas County Health and Human Services has confirmed the third flu death of the season.
With Increasing Flu Cases, Virtual Doctors Are Now Available Through AppHospitals and urgent care clinics are packed with sick patients right now. But, families can avoid the long wait times, by seeing a doctor right on their phone.
Dallas County Issues Health Alert After Increase In Flu CasesIn a statement released Friday, the Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services said the virus came earlier than normal this season.
Worst Of Flu Season Yet To Come; Experts Push For Public To Get Vaccinated NowThe return to cold weather has some North Texans hurrying to get their flu shots, and local health experts say that's a great thing because the upcoming holidays spread a lot more than love.