Ramona Boy, 6, Hospitalized With Influenza, Gets His Christmas Wish
When Juan Carlos Aguiar Jr. was struggling to breathe, doctors first diagnosed him with influenza A. This came as shocking news for his mom Yariela Aguiar who said her son does not have any underlying health conditions.
Feeling Sicker This Holiday Season? Doctors Explain How Several Illnesses Are All Spreading At Once
As we head into a holiday of family gatherings, health officials are reminding everyone to take precautions to stay healthy — especially as this flu season is hitting hard and for some people, they seem to be catching either stronger strains or requiring even longer recovery times.
Iowa Man Awarded $27 Million After Urgent Care Misdiagnosed Meningitis as Flu
A jury has returned a $27 million verdict against a central Iowa medical clinic after a man with bacterial meningitis was misdiagnosed with the flu, suffered strokes and said he has been permanently injured. The jury in Polk County District Court in Des Moines returned the verdict Monday in the lawsuit filed in 2017 against UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine in...
Is It a Cold Or the Flu?
It’s cold and flu season again, which means you could be left wondering which virus is causing your symptoms. Here’s what you need to know.
Flu Vaccine Poor Match for This Year's Virus, CDC Says
This year’s flu vaccine is not a good match for the flu strain that is circulating this season
US Bird Flu Case Puts Chicken, Turkey Farms on High Alert
Farms that raise turkeys and chickens for meat and eggs are on high alert, fearing a repeat of a widespread bird flu outbreak in 2015 that killed 50 million birds across 15 states and cost the federal government nearly $1 billion