(HealthDay)—Viral infections can happen at any time, but they're more common during winter when people spend more time in close contact with others indoors.
Linsey Marr, a professor in the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech, is obsessed with flu transmission.
A particularly bad flu is sweeping the United States, killing 26 children so far this season and nearly doubling hospitalizations among people over 65 in the past week alone, officials said Friday.
Flu season is now peaking. The rate of effectiveness for this year's vaccine has been disappointing, with at least half the states reporting widespread incidence of influenza. Dr. Paul Skolnik, an infectious ...