Flu Has Virtually Disappeared In US During COVID PandemicFebruary is usually the peak of flu season, with doctors' offices and hospitals packed with suffering patients. But not this year.
Flu Activity Currently Lower Than Last 2 Seasons In MassachusettsFlu activity is currently low in Massachusetts, a good sign as the state struggles like the rest of the country with the coronavirus pandemic.
Flu Severity In Massachusetts Remains High Despite Decreasing Doctor Visits For FluFlu severity in Massachusetts remains high, despite the number of flu-related doctor visits decreasing this week, the Department of Public Health announced Friday.
‘Germ Blaster’ Helping Fight Flu Season In Haverhill SchoolsWith a four percent absence rate among students and staff, Haverhill Public Schools are combating flu season with their weapon of choice - a germ blaster.
Flu Severity In Massachusetts Increased To Very HighFlu severity in Massachusetts increased to very high this week, the Department of Public Health announced Friday. The percentage of flu-related doctor visits has continued to increase, and remains higher than it was for this week the previous two years.
Grandfather Reflects On Grandson's Death From Flu After First Massachusetts Pediatric Flu Death This YearAfter a teenager from Worcester County died from a strain of Influenza B this week, Joseph Zenus talked to WBZ-TV about his 12-year-old grandson Aaron who died from the flu last year. He was the first of four pediatric cases in the state.
First Child Flu Death Of Season Reported In MassachusettsA teenager from Worcester County has died from the flu.
Your Fitbit Could Help Health Officials Predict Flu Outbreaks In Real-TimeThat Fitbit you've been wearing could be doing a lot more than tracking your trips to the store. It may help health officials stop the flu from spreading, too.
Hudson Elementary School Fighting Flu OutbreakMulready Elementary School has had dozens of absences in the past few days with all signs pointing to the flu.
Flu Season Shaping Up To Be Worse Than Last Year In MassachusettsThe health department urges people across the state to get vaccinated and stay home if they feel sick to help stop the virus from spreading.
CDC Estimates 1,300 Flu Deaths In US This Season; Widespread Activity In MassachusettsThere have been at least 2.6 million flu illnesses and 23,000 flu-related hospitalizations.
Flu Season Has Arrived: Dozens Of Cases Confirmed In MassachusettsResidents are being urged to get vaccinated.
Fighting The Flu: Prevention TipsDr. Mallika Marshall provides health tips ahead of the flu season.
Use Of E-Cigarettes May Increase Flu RiskAs the cases of vaping-related lung disease continue to rise, experts are warning of yet another potential risk as winter approaches.
Gardner Middle School Taking Precautions After 5 Students Diagnosed With FluA school in Gardner is taking precautions after five students were diagnosed with the flu in recent days.