Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Severe flu season slams all but one state: CDC

(HealthDay)— The worst flu season in years is only getting worse, with 49 states now seeing widespread misery, U.S. health officials report.


New research will guide development of new anti-influenza drugs

By analyzing the molecular details of how artificially created drug-resistant flu strains manage to survive treatment, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have developed insights to guide development of powerful ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Flu could flourish in southern hemisphere winter

(AP) -- Southern hemisphere countries that have largely escaped swine flu infections could soon become more vulnerable, experts warn, as the approaching winter brings with it an elevated risk of the virus spreading and mutating.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Flu now epidemic in US, with 15 child deaths reported

(HealthDay)—The flu has reached epidemic levels in the United States, with 15 children dead so far this season, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday.

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