flu

David Caplan
September 18, 2020 - 2:33 pm
When should you get a flu shot? There’s only one man to ask: Dr. Anthony Fauci. The country’s top expert on infectious diseases answered just that during an Instagram Live session with actress Jennifer Garner.
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Johnny Lopez
September 10, 2020 - 5:00 am
As many people enjoyed small outdoor gatherings in backyards, beaches or parks with friends and families over the summer months, some medical experts are advising people to shrink their “quarantine bubbles” as the temperatures drop.
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Susie Jones
September 02, 2020 - 4:22 pm
Every year we hear how important it is to get a flu shot. But this season, with COVID-19 in play, it’s more important than ever. There’s some good news for people wondering if there will be enough of the flu vaccine this year.
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Jacquie Cadorette
September 02, 2020 - 5:00 am
While experts still raise concerns about a potential second wave of coronavirus cases, many are wondering if it could happen at the same time as the annual flu season.
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This image provided by Abbott Laboratories in August 2020 shows the company's BinaxNOW rapid COVID-19 nasal swab test. The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, authorized BinaxNOW, the first rapid coronavirus test that doesn’t need any special computer equipment to get results. (Abbott Laboratories via AP)
Associated Press
August 26, 2020 - 9:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday authorized the first rapid coronavirus test that doesn’t need any special computer equipment to get results. The 15-minute test from Abbott Laboratories will sell for $5, giving it a competitive edge over similar tests that need to be...
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Tarrah Gibbons
August 25, 2020 - 4:00 am
As fall approaches, doctors and experts are already thinking about flu season. Should you get the flu shot early this year? Experts are now giving their advice.
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Jim Melwert
August 16, 2020 - 10:00 am
As we take steps to stop the spread of the coronavirus, what can we expect for flu season this year? KYW-AM, a RADIO.COM station, talked to Main Line Health System’s chairman of medicine.
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 30, 2020 - 1:48 pm
Is it possible to contract both coronavirus and the flu at once? Experts weigh in on whether or not people can have the two illnesses at the same time.
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FILE - In this 1918 file photo made available by the Library of Congress, volunteer nurses from the American Red Cross tend to influenza patients in the Oakland Municipal Auditorium, used as a temporary hospital. Science has ticked off some major accomplishments over the last century. The world learned about viruses, cured various diseases, made effective vaccines, developed instant communications and created elaborate public-health networks. Yet in many ways, 2020 is looking like 1918, the year the great influenza pandemic raged. (Edward A. "Doc" Rogers/Library of Congress via AP, File)
AP News
May 05, 2020 - 12:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a century's progress in science, 2020 is looking a lot like 1918. In the years between two lethal pandemics, one the misnamed Spanish flu, the other COVID-19, the world learned about viruses, cured various diseases, made effective vaccines, developed instant communications...
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FILE - In this March 19, 2020, file photo laboratory scientist Andrea Luquette cultures coronavirus to prepare for testing at U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Md., where scientists are working to help develop solutions to prevent, detect and treat the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
WWJ News
April 16, 2020 - 7:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In late February when President Donald Trump was urging Americans not to panic over the novel coronavirus, alarms were sounding at a little-known intelligence unit situated on a U.S. Army base an hour's drive north of Washington. Intelligence, science and medical professionals at...
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