The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that this year’s flu season has hit early and hit hard. Their data also shows that Florida is one of 29 states with the highest level of flu activity.
Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
A 10-year-old Tampa area girl is recovering from the Enterovirus, it’s the first confirmed case of the disease in the state of Florida, according to the Florida Department of Health.
Florida’s flu vaccination rates are well below the national average and a Florida organization plans to fix this problem by providing 200,000 free vaccinations to students this school year.
Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
Health experts say the state’s flu season is just getting started. Broward Health officials, on Wednesday, received reports of two flu-related deaths.
Flu season is in full swing across the country and in central Florida at least 12 people have died from influenza since last October, including five people under 40 years old.
Flu season is in full swing across the state, and Florida Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John Armstrong urges everyone to get a flu shot.
Break out your antibacterial, flu season is here.
Cleaning crews are working over the weekend at Manatee Bay Elementary to sanitize the school. According to a spokesperson with Broward County Schools, the school clean-up crews are working with the health department on the clean-up.