Flu, Pneumonia and Allergies

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Flu, Pneumonia and Allergies:

Being prepared when flu and allergy seasons arrive can help avoid danger. Because the flu often leads to pneumonia, know it: Flu, Pneumonia and Allergies has many resources here that are relevant for all three.

Flu News from NewsOK

The Latest: Doctor said Prince 'doesn't look really well'
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into Prince's death (all times local): 6:35 p.m. A doctor who treated Prince told the musician's bodyguard about two weeks before his death that he "just doesn't look really well." The investigative file released Thursday includes text messages between doctor... Read More
Number of flu deaths in Oklahoma surpasses 270 for season
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of deaths due to flu in Oklahoma this season has now surpassed 270. The Oklahoma Department of Health said Thursday that 271 people have died from the virus since the flu season began Sept. 1 — the most fatalities since the agency began tracking the illness in 2009. The previous... Read More
Simmons playing for 76ers after suffering from stomach flu
ATLANTA (AP) — Ben Simmons is playing for the streaking Philadelphia 76ers in their next-to-last game of the regular season after missing the morning shootaround because of an illness. Simmons was listed as questionable for the game in Atlanta against the Hawks after being diagnosed with stomach flu. But coach... Read More
Oklahoma health officials say flu deaths exceed 250 in state
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Health officials say almost twice as many Oklahomans have died from influenza this season than any previous season on record. The Oklahoma Department of Health said Thursday that 253 people have died from the virus since the flu season began on Sept. 1 — the most fatalities since the agency... Read More
Flu, crowded shelters create perfect storm for homeless
The flu descended on Connie Gabaldon like a fog, she recalled, clouding her mind and compromising her judgment. It progressed to chest and back pain, the aches perhaps made worse by a fall the 66-year-old had while riding the bus in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Gabaldon is homeless. When she went to the emergency room... Read More
Oklahoma's death toll from flu rises to 173
An additional 20 Oklahomans have died of flu complications since the last report, bringing the statewide total to 173 people since the season began in September. Read More
Health department offers free shots as Oklahoma flu deaths hit record
Oklahoma marked two grim milestones this week: a record for seasonal flu deaths, and the first pediatric death from flu in the state this season. Read More
Oklahoma on track for record flu deaths this year, already has record hospitalizations
Since the flu season started in September, 129 people in Oklahoma have died and 3,000 have been hospitalized for complications of the flu. Read More
Drive-thru flu shot clinic offered Saturday in OKC
The local health department will offer free flu shots from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Remington Park in parking lot C-3. Read More
When should you stay home from work with a cold?
When you have a cold, you are a living, breathing viral transmission machine. Read More
Two Oklahoma County residents die of flu complications
Senior adults, children younger than 5, pregnant women and people with chronic conditions are at a higher risk of complications from the flu than the general population. Read More
Yukon elementary school closed Wednesday due to flu
Central Elementary School in the Yukon Schools district is closed Wednesday due to a flu outbreak. Read More
Bison Roundup Time at the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve
Two cowboys, two trucks and several thousand pounds of 'candy': Welcome to the annual bison roundup at the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve Read More