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

COVID-19 on the rise in Missouri, but the flu on the decline

COVID-19 on the rise in Missouri, but the flu on the decline

S T. LOUIS — COVID-19 cases are rising in Missouri, even as flu cases appear to be declining. Flu activity remains high but is declining in most areas of the US, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Control. So far, the flu has caused 20 million illnesses, 21,000 hospitalizations and 13,000 deaths … Read more

Flu Season Came Early and Hit Tennessee Hard According to Federal and State Reports | Community

Flu Season Came Early and Hit Tennessee Hard According to Federal and State Reports |  Community

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Flu season ramps up | Oelwein Daily Log

Flu season ramps up |  Oelwein Daily Log

Flu season is ramping up at the local and state level, with influenza A H1N1 and A H3 strains circulating, along with COVID-19 and RSV, the highest flu-like illness in the state among non-influenza or COVID-19. This is based on the latest available data from the University of Iowa State Hygienic Laboratory, for the week … Read more

COVID-19 Rise in Waco Area, Nationwide Joins Flu Season

COVID-19 Rise in Waco Area, Nationwide Joins Flu Season

An increase in COVID-19 cases over the past few weeks in McLennan County aligns with the return of the flu and other winter ailments. The Waco-McLennan County Public Health District reported 70 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday and a weekly average of 60 to 80 new cases per day for most of the month, … Read more

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness During the 2021-2022 Influenza Season in the United States

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness During the 2021-2022 Influenza Season in the United States

In a recent article published in Clinical Infectious DiseasesInvestigators estimated the effectiveness of the influenza (VE) vaccine in patients ≥6 months of age seeking outpatient care for acute respiratory illness (ARI) due to influenza A(H3N2) virus between October 2021 and April 2022 in the United States (USA). To study: Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Against Influenza A(H3N2)-Related … Read more

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness During the 2021-2022 Influenza Season in the United States

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness During the 2021-2022 Influenza Season in the United States

In a recent article published in Clinical Infectious DiseasesInvestigators estimated the effectiveness of the influenza (VE) vaccine in patients ≥6 months of age seeking outpatient care for acute respiratory illness (ARI) due to influenza A(H3N2) virus between October 2021 and April 2022 in the United States (USA). To study: Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Against Influenza A(H3N2)-Related … Read more

GOSH Delivers First Baseline Edited Cell Therapy for Relapsed T-Cell Leukemia Patient

GOSH Delivers First Baseline Edited Cell Therapy for Relapsed T-Cell Leukemia Patient

A patient with relapsed T-cell leukemia was administered base-edited T cells in a world-first use of a base-edited cell therapy, in a ‘bench-to-bed’ collaboration between UCL and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (OMG). The patient, Alyssa, 13, from Leicester, was diagnosed with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL) in 2021. She received all current conventional … Read more

‘Sounding an alarm’: Flu season worsens locally and nationally | Local news

‘Sounding an alarm’: Flu season worsens locally and nationally |  Local news

Flu season in the US continues to get worse, and area health experts and doctors are urging residents to get a flu shot if they haven’t already. Federal health officials said late last week that 7.5% of outpatient doctor visits during the week ending November 26, the most recent week for which data was available, … Read more

Children’s hospitals across the country are overwhelmed by the “explosion” of flu season

Children’s hospitals across the country are overwhelmed by the “explosion” of flu season

Far more children are being admitted to hospitals with influenza than at any time in at least a decade, according to surveillance data showing how an early and aggressive start to the influenza season is straining Canadian children’s hospitals that were already near a critical point. In the last full week of November, there were … Read more