(NEW YORK) -- As of Monday, more than 52.4 million birds across the United States have died of avian influenza, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This makes the outbreak the deadliest in history, surpassing the 2015 outbreak that killed 50.5 million... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The number of flu cases, hospitalizations and deaths this season are rapidly increasing, according to data released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So far this season, there have been at least 4.4 million illnesses, 38,000 hospitalizations and 2,100... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A child under the age of 5 has died due to complications from flu and respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, health officials in California confirmed on Monday. The California Department of Public Health did not release additional details on the child or... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Weekly flu cases, hospitalizations and deaths have nearly doubled for the second week in a row, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So far this season, there have been at least 2.8 million illnesses, 23,000 hospitalizations and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Although it’s still early in the flu season, hospitals around the country are seeing more and more cases of the virus, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting there were at least 2.8 million cases, 23,000 hospitalizations and 1,300... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A Michigan hospital system has limited the number of young visitors as cases of respiratory viruses continue to spike throughout the state and the country. Under a new rule that took effect Monday morning, hospitals under the Corewell Health East system will... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Pfizer and BioNTech have launched a clinical trial on a vaccine targeting both COVID-19 and influenza, the companies announced Thursday. The phase 1 trial is being done in the United States with 180 participants between the ages of 18 and 64, with... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The number of positive flu tests and hospitalizations in the United States is the highest in more than a decade, indicating this influenza season may be the most severe in years. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As avian flu outbreaks continue to ravage poultry production in the U.S. and overseas, turkey availability has drastically dropped and experts say the devastating wave shows no signs of letting up ahead of the Thanksgiving and holiday seasons. According to the U.S.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As summer ended and the United States headed into the fall and winter, doctors were worried Americans would see a "twindemic" -- a situation in which both flu and COVID-19 spread at the same time. But experts told ABC News the country... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A surge in pediatric patients with respiratory illnesses is overwhelming hospitals across the United States, as experts warn of a potentially severe flu season in the coming months. Pediatric bed capacity in hospitals is the highest it has been in two years. Around... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Racial and ethnic minorities are more likely to be hospitalized with the flu in the United States, new federal data shows. A new report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tuesday looked at data from the 2009-10 through the... Read More.