Just two weeks ago, right before winter break, area hospitals saw a rise in pediatric patients with the flu.
There are several strains of the virus, making it important for you to get antiviral medication right away, when flu symptoms hit. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot explains.
But The Centers for Disease Control says the lack of supply is due to a shipping delay and not an actual shortage of the vaccine. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
Your child wakes up with a fever, cough and generally feels awful. Could it be the more unusual enterovirus that has been in the news recently, or the seasonal flu virus?
The flu season is far from over, and as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared this season an epidemic, physicians were urging people to take precautions against the flu virus.
Experts were predicting a longer and stronger flu season this year.
The flu is back with a vengeance this year, earlier than usual and affecting more people this winter.