Influenza activity peaked without a rise in cases after the holidays, but respiratory virus season is still in full swing

Influenza activity peaked without a rise in cases after the holidays, but respiratory virus season is still in full swing

CNN — The flu is still very common in the US, but the first wave of the season, which swept the country weeks earlier than usual, appears to have peaked. The weeks after the holiday break brought sustained high levels of transmission and hospitalization, but flu activity does not appear to have increased as many … Read more

Why is the world witnessing an unprecedented outbreak of infections?

Why is the world witnessing an unprecedented outbreak of infections?

Although many would like to declare the pandemic over, COVID-19 variants are still mutating and circulating globally. At the same time, although the virus is particularly disastrous for Porcelainwhich is experiencing abnormal spikes in the number of infections, several waves of viral infections are currently sweeping the world, including the flu, RSVand other influenza-like viruses. … Read more

Influenza activity peaked without a rise in cases after the holidays, but respiratory virus season is still in full swing

Influenza activity peaked without a rise in cases after the holidays, but respiratory virus season is still in full swing

CNN — The flu is still very common in the US, but the first wave of the season, which swept the country weeks earlier than usual, appears to have peaked. The weeks after the holiday break brought sustained high levels of transmission and hospitalization, but flu activity does not appear to have increased as many … Read more

As the flu subsides, Covid-19 again shows signs of a winter peak

As the flu subsides, Covid-19 again shows signs of a winter peak

CNN — First, respiratory virus season led us to worry about RSV, and then the flu. Now, Covid-19, which had taken a backseat to those viruses, is once again becoming a threat, and health officials are urging people to stay vigilant. Not make mistakes. Cold and flu season is still in full swing in the … Read more

Cough and cold products to help parents and children survive the winter

Cough and cold products to help parents and children survive the winter

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Flu season yet to peak as government ‘has no plans’ to restrict passengers from China – The Irish Times

Flu season yet to peak as government ‘has no plans’ to restrict passengers from China – The Irish Times

Ireland is in the midst of a “bumper year” for winter viruses as new data provided to health chiefs suggests the peak of the flu season has not yet been reached. HSE clinical director Dr Colm Henry said the health service is “significantly concerned” about the trajectory of the influenza virus and that officials do … Read more

Cold and Flu Medications: Shortages Continue This Season

Cold and Flu Medications: Shortages Continue This Season

CNN — Experts say there will likely be a post-holiday surge in the number of respiratory viruses, and that could put even more pressure on supplies of some drugs that have been hard to find amid a season of serious illness. Children’s pain and fever medications can be the hardest products to find. Pharmacies say … Read more

Is ‘Tripledemia’ Declining? Drop in flu and RSV cases prompts cautious optimism from doctors

Is ‘Tripledemia’ Declining?  Drop in flu and RSV cases prompts cautious optimism from doctors

VERY WELL, BROOKE, THANKS. WELL THERE IS A GOOD SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS SICK NOW. THE TRIPLE DEMIC CALL OF COVID 19, THE FLU AND CONTINUES TO AFFECT MILLIONS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY. BUT HEALTH EXPERTS ARE OPTIMISTIC THAT CONDITIONS ARE STARTING TO IMPROVE WITH FLU AND RSV INFECTIONS DECREASING IN SOME AREAS. I TALKED TO … Read more

Respiratory viruses could spike after the holidays, public health experts warn

Respiratory viruses could spike after the holidays, public health experts warn

CNN — There is growing concern among infectious disease and public health experts that the US could face even more respiratory infections in January. It is “highly likely” that respiratory viruses will spread further after holiday gatherings and New Year’s Eve celebrations, said Dr. William Schaffner, a professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at … Read more

Flu season claims 26 lives in WA, local health officials now recommend masks indoors

Flu season claims 26 lives in WA, local health officials now recommend masks indoors

26 people died from the flu in WA state The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) confirmed Friday that 26 people statewide have died from the flu this year. Some local health officials in western Washington are now recommending that people wear masks inside. The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) confirmed Friday that 26 … Read more