The best protection against influenza is to get a flu shot every year.
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Flu and Cold
There remains increased risk of Avian Bird Flu to hunters or those whose hobbies bring them into contact with wild birds.\n
During outbreaks there can be a disruption of the school routine.
Flu activity is greatly increasing around the state, and there is still flu vaccine available this year.
A number of counties are experiencing an increase in school-related flu activity
The flu panedemic would disproportionately affect developing countries.
Makers of cough medicines take the lead on education.
The Flu Chip and MChip can be used to determine the genetic makeup of specific influenza strains from patient samples within hours.
Influenza vaccine uptake among British Muslims attending Hajj.
The number of reported cases of dextromethorphan, a cough suppressant, abuse in California increased 10 fold between 1999 and 2004, an increase that parallels national trends.
People with the flu, particularly children, may be at an increased risk of self injury and confusion shortly after taking Tamiflu and should be closely monitored for signs of unusual behavior.
More studies are needed of routine preventive measures during annual flu season.