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This year the flu and COVID-19 virus can both surge, creating a "twindemic." Here's how to bolster your immune system.

Men's Journal Sep 14 2020 - 09:00

Some Asian countries are rolling out early and more aggressive influenza vaccination programs this year, seeking to reduce the potential of people

Reuters Sep 14 2020 - 05:21

As most doctors will tell you, hospitals approach peak capacity every year during flu season. I know this because I'm one of those doctors.

ABC Sep 14 2020 - 02:38

Experts worry that the two diseases could overwhelm the health care system and create a new shortage of hospital beds and personal protective equip

New York Times Sep 14 2020 - 02:16

Heading into the fall flu season, there is some encouraging news on the virus. Nationwide, new infections and deaths are down.

YAHOO! Sep 13 2020 - 15:41

Manufacturers are churning out a record high flu shots to meet demand as COVID-19 pandemic drives public health push for influenza immunization.

Lohud.com, Westchester County on MSN.com Sep 13 2020 - 12:51

The annual flu season is gearing up alongside the coronavirus pandemic, and Utah health officials are encouraging people to get their flu shots.

U.S. News & World Report Sep 12 2020 - 17:49

Given that COVID-19 is a more deadly virus than the flu, it’s important to be able to tell the difference between the two viruses.

YAHOO! Sep 12 2020 - 03:18

Adrenaline can only take you so far,” said Brendan Carr, chair of emergency medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York Cit

Washington Post Sep 11 2020 - 21:39

Thousands jam together at President Donald Trump's campaign rallies, mostly without masks, cheering for a candidate who mocks precautions agai

ABC on MSN.com Sep 11 2020 - 17:30

As flu season approaches during the coronavirus pandemic, health officials are bracing for what could be a difficult stretch.

New England Cable News on MSN.com Sep 11 2020 - 16:37

There are new concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic: cooler weather packing more people indoors and the pandemic merging with the flu season.

CBS News Sep 11 2020 - 16:01

Getting a flu shot is going to be important for everyone in 2020, but it's important to know when and where you should can safely do so.

WFAA-TV Dallas-Ft. Worth on MSN.com Sep 11 2020 - 15:10

"Flu Shot" is the eighth episode of the third season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock.

YAHOO! Sep 11 2020 - 14:52

"You can certainly get both the flu and Covid-19 at the same time, which could be catastrophic to your immune system," one doctor says.

CNN on MSN.com Sep 11 2020 - 09:40

Watch "Experts urging people to get the flu shot this year to help stop the spread of infectious diseases", a CBSN video on CBSNews.com.

CBS News Sep 11 2020 - 00:48

With flu season right around the corner, the state health department is looking at requiring all public school students to get a current flu shot.

WGRZ-TV Buffalo on MSN.com Sep 10 2020 - 20:33

With less than two weeks before students in the nation’s largest school district return to in-person learning, parents are getting a first look at

NBC New York Sep 10 2020 - 20:15

Getting a flu shot is the best way to protect yourself, your family, and medical providers amid the coronavirus pandemic, officials said.

YAHOO! Sep 10 2020 - 15:15

Michelle Becker with flu shot awareness nonprofit Shots for Holly and John Butler with Memorial Hermann discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic and flu

Houston Chronicle Sep 10 2020 - 15:06

It's that time of year again: flu season is coming.

YAHOO! Sep 10 2020 - 14:34

A social media post has claimed that the virus that causes COVID-19 does not exist, that it cannot be tested for, and that the illness is actually

Reuters Sep 10 2020 - 13:26

In 1918, the flu pandemic spurred bans of Halloween parties, trick-or-treating and other traditions across the US.

CNN on MSN.com Sep 10 2020 - 13:08

"What we want to prevent is that twin-demic, two viruses colliding in a person, we know that tends to lead to severe disease.

YAHOO! Sep 10 2020 - 11:56

But now doctors and nurses in the 343-bed hospital said they are preparing for even worse this fall, when the upcoming flu season amid the coronavi

ABC on MSN.com Sep 10 2020 - 11:07

In 1918, the flu pandemic spurred bans of Halloween parties, trick-or-treating and other traditions across the US.

CNN Sep 9 2020 - 23:45

Ian Sample speaks to Prof Peter Horby about the challenges the oncoming flu season may pose in containing the spread of Covid-19

The Guardian Sep 9 2020 - 21:00

Some social media posts have made the false claim that the nasal flu vaccine, also known as flu mist, spreads the flu.

Reuters Sep 9 2020 - 16:12

President Trump called the coronavirus "more deadly than...

CBS News Sep 9 2020 - 15:54

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Raleigh News & Observer on MSN.com Sep 9 2020 - 15:16

Seasonal flu, a contagious respiratory illness caused by a virus, kills thousands of Americans each winter and sends many more to hospitals and cli

The (Raleigh) News & Observer on MSN.com Sep 9 2020 - 15:16

In new book ‘Rage,’ Trump says he deliberately played down threat of pandemic and says he feels no responsibility to better understand the anger an

Washington Post Sep 9 2020 - 13:55

One of the keys to slowing and ending the COVID-19 pandemic is a safe and effective vaccine.

CNET on MSN.com Sep 9 2020 - 13:28

Midland Health CEO Russell Meyers was asked about the importance of a flu shot this year.

Houston Chronicle Sep 9 2020 - 12:34

The flu shot is incredibly important because it reduces your risk of contracting the flu,” Michelle Lin, an emergency room doctor, and professor of

Fox News Sep 9 2020 - 12:28

President Trump acknowledged the danger of COVID-19 in recorded interviews even as he publicly downplayed the threat of the emerging coronavirus pa

The Hill Sep 9 2020 - 10:11

Influenza causes many people to be hospitalized, says UW Medicine’s Dr. John Lynch at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Raleigh News & Observer Sep 9 2020 - 08:52

The common cold could help to jumpstart the immune system and fight off the flu virus, a new study has discovered.

Cover Media on MSN.com Sep 9 2020 - 04:32

With the Covid-19 pandemic spreading rapidly around the globe, getting the flu vaccine takes on new urgency.

CNN on MSN.com Sep 8 2020 - 18:13

But that requires two things: a better vaccine and more people taking the vaccine." Some experts think this question may be relevant to the fu

MedPage Today Sep 8 2020 - 14:04

Children with COVID-19 had similar rates of hospitalization, ICU admission, and ventilator use as children with influenza but were older and more l

Medscape Sep 8 2020 - 13:00

Updated recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics urge prompt immunization in anticipation of COVID-19–related bottlenecks at clinics

Medscape Sep 8 2020 - 11:57

Children with COVID-19 are just as likely to be hospitalized, admitted to the intensive care unit and require mechanical ventilation to breathe as

UPI.com Sep 8 2020 - 09:15

Scientists found no difference in rates of hospitalization, admission to the intensive care unit and mechanical ventilator use between the two grou

USA Today Sep 8 2020 - 08:20

Among some 1,700 pediatric patients presenting with respiratory viral illness, there was no significant difference in children diagnosed with COVID

MedPage Today Sep 8 2020 - 08:06

Up until early August, most coronavirus tests took at least four days to deliver results to patients.

CNBC Sep 8 2020 - 06:22

With a new flu season approaching, Chicago-area hospitals are bracing for a possible onslaught of both flu and COVID-19 patients.

Chicago Tribune on MSN.com Sep 8 2020 - 05:15

Johnny C. Taylor Jr. offers advice on flu shot requirements for employees and navigating child care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

USA Today Sep 8 2020 - 04:13

The existing emergency use authorization (EUA) for the drug Veklury (remdesivir) now includes all hospitalized adult and pediatric patients with su

Houston Chronicle Sep 7 2020 - 22:32

In the first of two parts investigating what could happen when flu season hits, Ian Sample speaks to Prof Pablo Murcia about how respiratory viruse

The Guardian Sep 7 2020 - 21:00