Dr. Tom Frieden says getting vaccinated is the single most important step we can take to protect ourselves and our families against influenza.
Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
There’s a second wave of the flu now hitting New Jersey, Connecticut and New York, but St. Louis seems to have missed it.
For the first time in 8 weeks, Missouri and Illinois now say they are seeing regional flu activity, as opposed to widespread activity.
Missouri continues to report its influenza status as widespread despite plummeting numbers of new flu cases.
Flu numbers continue to fall throughout the St. Louis area.
An Arkansas woman with the flu died at a local hospital just three weeks after losing her baby.
St. Louis County saw 62 new flu cases this past week, compared to 80 the week before.
Virus still considered widespread throughout rest of state.
Visitation hours are canceled at a northeast Arkansas women’s prison after a 42-year-old inmate died after suffering from flu-like symptoms.