Flu

Texas boy, 8, dies hours after flu diagnosis

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Another community is mourning the death of a child who passed away just hours after being diagnosed with flu.Read more

Ohio 4th-grader dies one day after flu diagnosis

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A fourth-grader in suburban Cincinnati died one day after she was diagnosed with both influenza and strep throat.Read more

Flu season hasn't peaked, isn't as bad as last year

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Health officials say last year's flu shot was not as effective against the illness.Read more


Flu widespread in 30 states

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Nearly 7 million Americans have already caught the flu this season, with widespread activity in 30 states.Read more

4th flu death reported in Indiana; down from 50 last year

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They didn't release the patient's name or what county he or she lived in, but we know the patient was 65 years of age or older.Read more

US flu season appears milder, one year after brutal one

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It's early, but the current flu season is shaping up to be gentler than last winter's unusually brutal one, U.S. health officials said.Read more

Marion County hospitals implementing visitor restrictions as flu surges

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All hospitals in Marion County are now restricting visitors due to the rise in flu cases across the state.Read more

With flu cases on the rise, Riley Hospital puts restrictions on visitors

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Flu cases are on the rise and that's prompting Riley Hospital for Children to protect patients by limiting visitors.Read more

Stopping a cold before it starts

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Cold and flu season has arrived, but experts say their are ways to ease your suffering. Read more


Flu shot may save your life if you have heart failure

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A new study suggests that getting a flu shot may save your life if you have heart failure.Read more

CDC urges people to not take antibiotics to fight the flu

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The CDC is issuing a reminder for people fighting the flu: don't take antibiotics.Read more