Flu Season

(AP Photo/David Goldman)
January 11, 2019 - 12:44 pm
By MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — It's early, but the current flu season is shaping up to be gentler than last winter's unusually brutal one, U.S. health officials said. In most parts of the country, most illnesses right now are being caused by a flu strain that leads to fewer...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 file photo, a nurse prepares a flu shot in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
(AP Photo/David Goldman)
June 08, 2018 - 3:11 pm
By MIKE STOBBE , AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The past flu season was the deadliest for U.S. children in nearly a decade, health officials said Friday. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials saidthey had received reports of 172 pediatric flu deaths since October. That surpasses...
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