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Overburdened health care specialists are finding themselves on the front lines as schools reopen.

New York Times Aug 20 2020 - 13:31

Getting vaccinated in...August is too early, especially for older people, because of the likelihood of reduced protection against flu infection lat

al.com Aug 20 2020 - 13:21

Pharmacists may now vaccinate young children under a new federal emergency rule aimed at helping families who missed well-child visits during the p

New York Times Aug 20 2020 - 12:55

New federal guidance could exempt teachers from quarantine requirements. Children may play a larger role in community spread.

USA Today Aug 20 2020 - 12:32

The flu shot is an "important part" of the continued fight against coronavirus, but a new requirement for students to get the vaccine is

Boston Herald on MSN.com Aug 20 2020 - 11:14

Fewer than half of American adults, and about 60% of kids, typically get the flu shot each year, CDC data shows.

CNBC Aug 20 2020 - 09:49

Massachusetts this week mandated that all students in the state ages 6 months and older receive the flu vaccine this year, what state public health

Fox News Aug 20 2020 - 08:20

The flu vaccine will be required for all Massachusetts students, from child care and pre-school to colleges and universities.

USA Today Aug 20 2020 - 07:32

The COVID-19 pandemic has the potential to become more deadly than the 1918 flu pandemic, a new study suggests.

Live Science on MSN.com Aug 20 2020 - 05:05

Health experts are concerned that a bad flu season could create a worst-case scenario when combined with the coronavirus pandemic.

YAHOO! Aug 19 2020 - 20:01

It’s that season most doctors dread, flu season, but this year they will have to take extra steps around a pandemic.

Dothan WTVY on MSN.com Aug 19 2020 - 19:07

Health officials urge public to get flu vaccines early amid COVID-19 pandemic

YAHOO! Aug 19 2020 - 18:47

Researchers have discovered that influenza virus may spread via droplets carried by airborne dust particles, dander or used paper facial tissue.

AARP Aug 19 2020 - 15:36

Nearly all Massachusetts students under the age of 30 will be required to get the flu vaccine by the end of 2020, state health officials announced

The Boston Globe on MSN.com Aug 19 2020 - 12:34

Sunrise Senior Living shared a photo on Facebook of the 107-year-old from New Jersey smiling and dancing after beating the virus.

WebMD Aug 19 2020 - 11:36

As New Jersey continues its response to the novel coronavirus, state health officials are urging everyone get the flu vaccine this year as flu seas

NBC New York Aug 19 2020 - 11:17

The loss of smell that can be a symptom of a Covid-19 infection is “much more profound” than that experienced with a bad cold or flu, scientists ha

The Independent on MSN.com Aug 19 2020 - 08:29

What you should knowTrash pickup in Philadelphia is now running one day behind schedule, and recycling pickup remains “multiple days behind.”Pennsy

Philadelphia Inquirer on MSN.com Aug 19 2020 - 08:24

A Facebook post claims the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 was not caused by a virus but by the introduction of electricity. This is not true.

Reuters Aug 19 2020 - 03:21

The loss of smell associated with coronavirus infections is "much more profound" when compared with a bad cold or bout of flu, scientists

Evening Standard on MSN.com Aug 19 2020 - 00:03

The loss of smell that can accompany coronavirus is unique and different from that experienced by someone with a bad cold or flu, say European rese

BBC Aug 18 2020 - 16:50

Andrew Cuomo said Monday that state health officials are “very concerned” about the typical influenza season this fall, as experts fear double outb

The Hill Aug 17 2020 - 16:08

This year, with the influenza season coinciding with the ongoing pandemic, officials say its more critical than ever to get vaccinated.

Fox News Aug 17 2020 - 15:22

Health officials warn flu shots are needed to avoid a twindemic while college students keep partying across the U.S.

International Business Times Aug 17 2020 - 15:17

Walgreens and CVS plan to check patient temperatures and require pharmacists to wear face shields for the first time when delivering flu vaccines.

USA Today on MSN.com Aug 17 2020 - 11:46

With the upcoming flu season expected to coincide with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Walgreens is now offering flu shots daily at all of its nearl

YAHOO! Aug 17 2020 - 11:31

Here are the COVID-19 symptoms that appear first. New Zealand delays election. Report says Trump wants FDA to OK oleander COVID cure.

USA Today Aug 17 2020 - 11:28

The claim that the flu vaccine has been ineffective in eradicating the flu, despite its discovery 78 years ago, is missing context.

USA Today on MSN.com Aug 17 2020 - 11:03

The United States surpassed 170,000 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, as health officials express concerns over COVID-19

Reuters Aug 17 2020 - 11:03

Health officials have warned that compounding a flu outbreak during the coronavirus pandemic could create a disaster.

International Business Times Aug 17 2020 - 10:17

This year's strain of H1N1 flu is taking a disproportionate toll on people aged 18 to 64. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr.

CBS News Aug 17 2020 - 09:40

Getting a flu vaccine will be extra important during COVID-19, experts say. It will cut down on personal misery and hospital burden.

USA Today on MSN.com Aug 17 2020 - 08:46

Getting a flu vaccine will be extra important during COVID-19, experts say. It will cut down on personal misery and hospital burden.

USA Today on MSN.com Aug 17 2020 - 08:46

Commissioner Scott Gottlieb warned against comparing the novel coronavirus to the flu Sunday, responding to remarks White House adviser Jared Kushn

The Hill Aug 16 2020 - 13:01

There’s no vaccine for Covid-19, but there’s one for influenza.

New York Times Aug 16 2020 - 10:34

Influenza season is just around the corner, and with the possibility of the coronavirus circulating at the same time, the annual pleas have already

San Francisco Chronicle on MSN.com Aug 16 2020 - 04:00

Global influenza vaccine makers have produced a record number of doses for the coming flu season, as authorities try to ease the burden on hospital

International Business Times Aug 15 2020 - 20:14

President Trump on Saturday said he disagreed with an assessment from the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that the Uni

The Hill on MSN.com Aug 15 2020 - 19:35

Two newspapers, the Cocoa Tribune and the East Coast Advocate and Indian River Chronicle in Titusville, reported local Spanish flu disruptions.

Florida Today on MSN.com Aug 15 2020 - 05:27

But the same measures that fight coronavirus are effective against the flu – and vaccines offer another weapon against it

The Guardian on MSN.com Aug 15 2020 - 03:03

Coronavirus deaths might be comparable to the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, researchers said in a new study.

BGR on MSN.com Aug 14 2020 - 16:26

But because death rates have dropped by half over the last century with medical advances, the relative increase in excess deaths during the COVID-1

Medscape Aug 14 2020 - 15:24

Jefferson County Health Officer Dr.

al.com Aug 14 2020 - 15:10

State data shows the use of ventilators and ICU beds during the pandemic is trending down.

KTVK on MSN.com Aug 14 2020 - 14:49

The coronavirus is at least as deadly as the 1918 flu pandemic and the death toll could even be worse if world leaders and public health officials

CNBC Aug 14 2020 - 13:05

The COVID-19 outbreak more than quadrupled death counts from the previous year, while the Spanish flu merely tripled them.

Business Insider on MSN.com Aug 14 2020 - 12:27