Seasonal flu cases surge due to post-Covid ‘revenge trips’, cold weather and kids going back to school, doctors say

Seasonal flu cases surge due to post-Covid ‘revenge trips’, cold weather and kids going back to school, doctors say

SINGAPORE — With flu season in full swing, a mother said her entire family of four came down with flu symptoms including high fever, vomiting and more after her school-going son fell ill on New Year’s Eve. Chinese (January 21). The 31-year-old customer service officer who identified herself simply as Siti was among three people … Read more

Guest Comment: Why It’s Easier to Catch a Cold, Flu, or COVID in the Winter | Ohio News | cincinnati

Guest Comment: Why It’s Easier to Catch a Cold, Flu, or COVID in the Winter |  Ohio News |  cincinnati

Click to enlarge Photo: Pixabay Scientists are looking at what factors may play a role in making winter a nasty season. When strong winds blew and temperatures dropped, my grandmother would urge me inside. “You’re going to freeze to death out there,” she said. Sure, freezing to death is possible in frigid temperatures. But doctors … Read more

Flu patients in hospitals across England have dropped by almost two-thirds since the new year

Flu patients in hospitals across England have dropped by almost two-thirds since the new year

you he number of hospitalized flu patients in England has fallen by almost two-thirds since the start of the year, in the latest sign that the winter wave of infections has peaked. Levels of covid-19 patients also continue to fall, although norovirus cases have risen slightly. An average of 2,034 flu patients were in hospital … Read more

The Internet Goes Wild With The 10-Minute “Feel Better” Soup Recipe That Fans Say Will Fix Anything

The Internet Goes Wild With The 10-Minute “Feel Better” Soup Recipe That Fans Say Will Fix Anything

A simple 10-minute soup recipe has turned the internet upside down after it was hailed as the cure for any disease. As the weather turns colder and flu season gets underway, the internet has turned to the Italian-American dish of Pastina soup, which is made with just four ingredients, and is being dubbed the “ultimate … Read more

Influenza cases in Alberta continue downward trend in the first week of 2023

Influenza cases in Alberta continue downward trend in the first week of 2023

In the first week of 2023, the number of Albertans admitted to hospital, sent to the ICU, or who died from influenza continued all the rise across the board, even as week-over-week cases trend lower. Between December 31, 2022 and January 7, Alberta Health reported 13 more deaths and 106 more hospitalizations than the previous … Read more

Researchers Seek Participants for New MRNA Flu Vaccine Trial

Researchers Seek Participants for New MRNA Flu Vaccine Trial

Researchers at Saint Louis University are seeking eligible candidates to assist in research evaluating the efficacy of an mRNA influenza vaccine. The university is one of more than 200 sites in the US participating in the clinical study. Dr. Sarah George, a professor of infectious diseases and principal investigator for the project at Saint Louis … Read more

everything doctors do to avoid getting sick during cold and flu season | Sand

everything doctors do to avoid getting sick during cold and flu season |  Sand

Great advice, straight from the experts. Nobody likes to be sick, and most of us also want to make sure we don’t spread viruses or other contagious diseases to our vulnerable loved ones. Therefore, it is important to do everything possible to minimize the risk of infection. This is especially true at this time when … Read more