Flu

New Stomach Bug Spreading Around Globe

Since September, more than 140 outbreaks in the U.S. have been caused by the new Sydney strain of norovirus.

Posted Friday, January 25, 2013

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Flu Season Has Struck Early and Hard

Flu was widespread in 47 states last week, up from 41 the week before.

Posted Friday, January 11, 2013

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Boston Declares Public Health Emergency to Fight Flu

700 confirmed cases reported so far compared to 70 last season.

Posted Thursday, January 10, 2013

CDC Says Flu Season Starts Early, Could Be Bad

Health officials said suspected flu cases have jumped in five Southern states, and the primary strain tends to make people sicker than other types.

Posted Tuesday, December 4, 2012

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Bird Flu, Pig Flu, Now Bat Flu?

The risk to humans is unclear.

Posted Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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Bird Flu, Pig Flu, Now Bat Flu?

The human risk is unclear.

Posted Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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Bird Flu, Pig Flu, Now Bat Flu?

The human risk is unclear.

Posted Monday, February 27, 2012

Seasonal Flu Ramps Up Across U.S.

More than 10% of respiratory specimens collected tested positive for the flu.

Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2012

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Vaccinations & Immunizations for EMS Providers

Looking for a way to save money? Consider vaccinations and immunizations. According to Katherine West, BSN, MSEd, CIC, infection control consultant for Infection Control/Emerging Concepts Inc., a simple inoculation could save your agency a significant amount of money. “Prevention up front is 60–80% less costly than one exposure,” she says.

Posted Tuesday, October 11, 2011


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