Children At Higher Risk After Mismatch In This Year's Flu VaccineThis year's flu vaccine may not be very effective against a common strain of the flu that's especially tough on children, according to a new report.
2 More Flu Deaths Reported In Allegheny CountyThere have been two more deaths from the flu in Allegheny County.
CDC: Flu Deaths Rise To 2,100 Nationwide In 2019Flu-like illnesses are on the rise and have been elevated for seven weeks across all regions of the country, according to CDC's latest FluView report.
Pennsylvania Battles Severe Rise In Flu Cases, Up Over A Thousand PercentPennsylvania is battling rising numbers of flu cases. Five people have already died from the flu but not in this region of the state.
Health Dept.: 2 Additional Flu Deaths Reported In Allegheny CountyThe Allegheny County Health Department says two additional flu deaths have been reported in the county.
Flu Outbreak Shuts Down Entire Hancock Co. School System In W. Va.All the schools in a West Virginia county are being closed because of a flu outbreak.
Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports 3 More Flu-Related DeathsThe Allegheny County Health Department says three more people have died from complications of the flu.
Pa. Health Dept. Reports First Child Flu-Related DeathPennsylvania health officials have confirmed the first child flu-related death of this year's flu season.
New Rapid Flu Test Much Faster, Much More AccurateA new kind of rapid flu test is fast, easy and 99 percent accurate.
Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports First Flu Death Of SeasonThe Allegheny County Health Department is reporting its first flu-related death of the season.
New Single-Dose Flu Drug Can Lessen Symptoms By One DayFlu season is ramping up, but there's a new medicine to fight it this year. In fact, it's the first new drug to treat to the flu in 20 years.
CDC: Flu Killed 80,000 People In U.S. Last WinterThe U.S. government estimates that 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter - the disease's highest death toll in at least four decades.
Studies: Leaving Egg Out Of Flu Vaccines Could Offer Better ProtectionWhen it comes to the flu vaccine, UPMC, in most doctors' offices, is going egg-free.
Can The Proper Amount Of Sleep Help Keep The Flu, Colds Away?If you've managed to escape the flu so far, there’s one thing you can do to increase your chances of preventing yourself from getting sick.
Is Mom's Old Myth True: Can Wild Temperatures Swings Increase Your Flu Chances?As wonderful as the warm weather is, do drastic temperature changes in winter make more people sick?