As Flu Season Nears, Important To Know When And When Not To Visit Doctor, CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez SaysWhile both this coronavirus and the flu can cause serious illness, hospitalization and even death, there are many cases mild enough to be cared for at home.
Mayor, Health Commissioner Encourage New Yorkers To Get Their Flu Shots: 'We Should Not Underestimate It'The mayor also shared an update on the city's test and trace program, saying it has prevented up to 15,000 potential cases of the coronavirus.
Flu Or Allergies? Here's What To Know About Your Symptoms As Flu Deaths Rise To 2,900Feeling feverish, achy? Got a cough? Or maybe your eyes are itchy and you're sneezing. Maybe it's just a cold but, could it be the flu or allergies? The difference could be serious if it is the flu.
Doctors: Holiday Season Is Ideal For Spreading The FluFlu season is off to an early start this year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And if past years are any indication, it's about to get a boost due to family gatherings and holiday parties.
Health Officials: Widespread Cases Of Flu Reported Across New York State, Hundreds Hospitalized Already"Flu season occurs primarily from October through May," the New York State Department of Health said in a statement Thursday.
CDC: 7 Southern States Reporting Worst Flu Rates In A Decade, 5 Children DeadThere have been 573 confirmed flu hospitalizations reported between Oct. 1 and Nov. 23.
NY Teen Becomes Advocate For Flu Shots After Nearly Dying From IllnessDr. Max Gomez spoke to a young honors student who didn't get her flu shot because she didn't want to miss school. That almost cost her her life.
Australia's Record-Setting Flu Season May Signal Bad News For Americans This Year, CDC WarnsAustralia is often the predictor of what the U.S. flu season will be like. They just had the highest number of flu cases in their history; more than four times than the year before.
Second Child Dies From The Flu In New Jersey, Health Officials ConfirmThe state health department says the toddler lived in the northern part of the state and died earlier this month.
CDC: This Season's Flu Vaccine Working Better, But Infections Hitting PeakThe vaccine has reduced the risk of going to the doctor for flu-related illness by 47 percent overall this season.
Doctors: If You're Healthy And Have The Flu, Stay Out Of The Emergency RoomThe CDC is now reporting widespread flu activity in 30 states with an increasing number of patients being sent to the hospital.
CDC Now Releasing Flu Infection Numbers In Real-TimeAs CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reported, we're not even into the peak of the flu season and millions of people have already come down with the virus.
Confirmed Flu Cases Rising Across New York State, Governor's Office SaysOfficials say the number of people hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed flu was 363 this past week, a 41 percent increase over the previous week.
Health Watch: Airplane Flu Outbreak Acting As Flu Shot WarningThe reported flu outbreak among passengers on a United Arab Emirates flight quarantined at JFK is reminding many that it's time to get a flu shot.
Flu Season Now As Bad As 2009 Swine Flu; Nassau County Reports Nearly 4,000 Confirmed CasesThis season started early and has been driven by a nasty type of flu that tends to put more people in the hospital and cause more deaths.