The 2017-18 Flu Epidemic Has Not Peaked

The 2017-18 Flu Epidemic Has Not Peaked

More people have been sent to the hospital with the flu this season than in almost a decade, and in the last week 16 more children have died, according to federal health officials. This year at least 53 children have died from the virus and 80 percent of them had the vaccine. The pace of […]

Flu Epidemic Killing Dogs

Flu Epidemic Killing Dogs

A influenza epidemic is killing dogs and raising concerns and fears of the canine flu in the Chicago, Ill., area. Since early this year, the flu virus has sickened more than 1,000 dogs and the numbers of sick dogs being taken to veterinarians in the region are increasing. So far, five dogs have succumbed from […]

Adults Are More Flu Less Than They Think

Adults Are More Flu Less Than They Think

While it may seem like the flu is an annual problem, odds are adults are blaming the wrong bug. The reality is that flu resistance gets better with age. Once adults are more or less over 30, they get the flu far less than most people think. A new British study suggests that the typical […]

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