The flu bug is hitting Long Island hard this year and the number of reported cases since October have more than tripled over last year.
The New York City Department of Health has announced new measures to fight this year’s outbreak of the flu.
More than one third of students in a single Long Island elementary school stayed home on Tuesday, with many of them suffering from flu systems.
The next time a guy you know gets the flu you may want to show him a little more sympathy than you normally would.
Flu season is officially here. The State Department of Health said the virus is now “prevalent” in New York.
It’s not winter yet, but the season’s best friend, the flu, is alive and well in the city and the rest of New York.
Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
With dangerous viruses such as Ebola and enterovirus D68 grabbing headlines across the world, medical experts are warning those are not the only illnesses to watch out for.
Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
During the peak in mid-January, influenza A was the culprit. This second wave is being led by influenza B.
The symptoms are similar. You probably know the feeling: tired, runny nose and congestion, maybe feverish and just plain feeling lousy. So how do you know whether you have a cold or the flu?
Flu cases started to spike right around Christmas. Now, the New York State Department of Health says the flu is widespread.
Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley says 65 percent of children aged 6 to 59 months received an influenza vaccination in the past year.
This was also the month that Lance Armstrong finally came clean about his years of doping to become a cycling champion. Also in sports and due, at least in part, to the cloud cast by performance-enhancing drugs, no one was elected to the Baseball Hall Of Fame.
People are starting to feel cramping and other symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.