Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What to expect when COVID-19 meets flu season

The return of "hoodie weather" tells us autumn is just around the corner. So, too, is influenza season. And this year, the flu will overlap with COVID-19.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bulgaria closes schools amid nationwide flu epidemic

Bulgaria declared a nationwide influenza epidemic, closing schools and banning planned surgeries from Friday as the country—so far spared any novel coronavirus infections—grapples with a rise in flu cases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Flu season lingers in big cities

Big cities with a large commuting workforce tend to have longer, more grinding flu seasons, a new study suggests.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

80,000 people died of flu last winter in US

An estimated 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter—the disease's highest death toll in at least four decades.

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