Tag: Influenza

Tracking Bird Flu in Delaware Bay

This blood sample comes from a migratory shorebird caught on the beaches of Delaware Bay in New Jersey. Each May, scientists funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious… Read more »

Warning Signs: Seasonal Flu

Dr. Bresee, how will we know when we have the flu? Well, the symptoms of seasonal flu include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headaches, chills,… Read more »

What should I do when caring for someone with the flu?

Dr. Bruce Gellin: Influenza is a contagious disease. If you’re caring for someone who’s got influenza, or if you’re in a household with someone with influenza, you should do what… Read more »

Two flu vaccines (TIV and LAIV) | Infectious diseases | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy

So let’s say you go out to get your flu shot. One of the first things you’re going to realize is that there are two types of flu shots available…. Read more »

Take 3: Seasonal Flu

Remember the expression “Take two and call me in the morning”? Well, when it comes to influenza, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it’s best to take three…. Read more »

Symptoms of H1N1 (Swine Flu)

Hi. I’m Dr. Joe Bresee with CDC’s Influenza Division. I’m here to speak with you today about the symptoms of swine-flu infections and what to do if you get sick…. Read more »