After months of COVID, flu and RSV infections, parents of little kids are kinda losing it. But the data shows kids have always brought home waves of respiratory illness.
Experts are concerned Thanksgiving gatherings could accelerate a 'tripledemic'
As the holiday approaches, infectious disease specialists are bracing for the possibility that big family get-togethers and travel will propel the spread of RSV, flu and COVID-19.
NCDHHS Secretary to get flu and COVID-19 booster shots
The head of North Carolina’s Department of Health and Human Services has announced his own plans to get both an annual flu shot and an updated COVID-19 booster on Thursday.
State officials urge flu shots before peak winter season
North Carolina health experts are urging residents to get a flu shot in anticipation of a winter spike in cases.
A worrisome new bird flu is spreading in American birds and may be here to stay
Scientists are tracking a deadly bird flu outbreak that has infected wild birds in more than 30 states. Purging the nation's poultry supply may not be enough to keep the virus from sticking around.
Coronavirus FAQ: It's cold and flu season — and COVID season! How do I stay unsick?
Last winter the number of flu cases was pretty low — likely a result of COVID precautions people were taking. Does that mean we have fewer antibodies — and a greater risk of catching something now?
Wake Forest Baptist Receives Grant To Study Flu Vaccine For Newborns
Wake Forest Baptist scientists have received a $2.9 million grant to help develop a flu vaccine for newborns. The funding comes from the National Institutes of Health.
Triad Hospital Executives Reflect On Pandemic And Prepare For The Fall
Local hospital administrators are gearing up to fight both COVID-19 and the flu this fall, and are emphasizing the importance of telehealth.
From Southern Hemisphere, Hints That U.S. May Be Spared Flu On Top Of COVID-19
So far this year, flu infections are way down in the Southern Hemisphere. Scientists want to know why — and what it means for the Northern Hemisphere as their flu season looms.
2020 Flu Shot Strategy: Get Yours Early In The Season
With the flu season looming, public health officials urge nearly all Americans over 6 months old to get immunized starting next month. Strategize now to avoid getting the flu while COVID-19 is raging.