Read recent news of interest from the world of infectious diseases, with a focus on COVID-19 and preparing for the 2020-2021 influenza (flu) season
September 8, 2020 Press Release
Annual flu vaccination can help protect individuals and prevent additional strain on an already overburdened healthcare system
High school student with Hodgkin lymphoma relies on community immunity for protection against vaccine-preventable diseases, including flu
As the US grapples with one of the worst public health crises of our lifetime, the consequences of years of underfunding US healthcare infrastructure and research and development are becoming all too clear. The infrastructure used for the COVID-19 response today is the same infrastructure that was built to address seasonal and pandemic influenza (flu) over the last two decades.
Influenza (flu) is not just a common cold. Anyone can get sick with flu, but certain people are at high risk of developing serious flu-related complications.
Certain antiviral drugs can help reduce symptoms of influenza (flu), shorten the duration of illness, and prevent complications
Take these three steps to help protect yourself and others from influenza (flu)