Bill Gates Commits $12 Million To Help Find A Universal Flu VaccineAfter a devastating flu season around the world, Bill Gates is joining the search for a universal vaccine for the potentially deadly virus.
CDC Warns Second Wave Of Flu Has BegunIn a March 23 release the CDC announced that overall flu cases are finally dropping however, "Influenza B" cases have jumped above the more common "Influenza A" virus.
Maryland Officials Confirm State's 1st Flu Case this SeasonMaryland health officials say they've confirmed the state's first case of influenza this season.
CDC: Nasty Flu Season Has Peaked, is RetreatingA new report shows this winter's nasty flu season has peaked and is clearly retreating.
University of Md. Warns Students of Flu Epidemic in EmailA large number of University of Maryland students have come down with the flu, and officials are asking patients to isolate themselves to stop the spread.
Flu Vaccine Not Working Well; Only 23 Percent EffectiveAs predicted, this year's flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It's only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn't include the bug that is making most people sick, according to a government study released Thursday.
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Similar to Flu Symptoms, Officials WarnThe bitter cold has made its way to our area and brought with it a spike in cases of the flu virus. But before you sum up your symptoms of nausea or drowsinees to be the flu, fire officials warn it could be a deadly sickness that has very similar symptoms
CDC: Flu Season Continues to Worsen, Could Peak this MonthThe flu is now widespread in all but seven states, and hospitalization rates match the dismal season two years ago. While health officials fear this will be an unusually bad year, it's too soon to say.
CDC: Md, Va. Among 22 States Seeing High Levels of Flu VirusThis season's flu outbreak has reached the epidemic level, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports it's expected to get even worse.
Severe Flu Season Hits Md. and Va.The influenza virus is now considered "widespread" in both Maryland and Virginia, not exactly surprising considering the intensity of this year's flu season.
Holiday Flu Hits Anne Arundel Medical CenterThe Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has announced they are taking flu precautions after experiencing a high number of patients with influenza Monday.
Va. Health Officials Report 2 Flu DeathsState health officials say two preschool-age children have died from the flu recently in eastern Virginia.