Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why the flu vaccine is more important than ever this year

While social distancing and wearing masks kept the 2021–2022 flu season milder than pre-pandemic levels, experts who expect flu cases to rise this year as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted are urging people to get their ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Experts say now is the time to get your flu shot

With a small number of influenza cases already circulating in Houston, experts at Baylor College of Medicine are saying now is the time to get vaccinated against the flu. Dr. Pedro Piedra, professor of molecular virology ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Expert discusses 'flurona' and why flu cases are rising

Flu cases are starting to rise across parts of the U.S. And that's concerning because fewer people are vaccinated for flu, compared to last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Video: When to test for flu, COVID-19

COVID-19 positivity rates in some areas of the U.S. are as high as 25%–30%. Now influenza rates also are starting to rise. Experts at Mayo Clinic anticipate flu activity will continue to increase over the coming weeks and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Going viral: Flu rebounds as Omicron variant surges

(HealthDay)—Flu is making a comeback in the United States this year, with cases rising around the country even as the Omicron variant is surging, infectious disease experts say.

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