Flu, Pneumonia and Allergies

Flu & pneumonia

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

Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers: Stillwater News Press. Jan. 13, 2019. — So far, a milder flu season There's always good and bad when it comes to flu season, but we're much better off than we were this time last year. Since the tracking began in September, there have been 13... Read More
US flu season poised to be milder than last year's harsh one
NEW YORK (AP) — It's early, but the current flu season is shaping up to be gentler than last winter's unusually brutal one, U.S. health officials said. In most parts of the country, most illnesses right now are being caused by a flu strain that leads to fewer hospitalizations and deaths as the kind of flu that... Read More
Oklahoma County resident dies of flu complications
Statewide, 331 people have been hospitalized due to flu complications, including 38 in Oklahoma County, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Most of those who were hospitalized or died were senior citizens. Read More
The Latest: Autopsy: Dead Guatemalan boy had influenza
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The Latest on an 8-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in U.S. custody (all times local): 10:30 p.m. New Mexico authorities say an autopsy performed on the 8-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in U.S. custody shows he had the flu. The New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator says in a... Read More
New Mexico medical investigator: Autopsy shows 8-year-old migrant boy who died in custody tested positive for influenza
PHOENIX (AP) — New Mexico medical investigator: Autopsy shows 8-year-old migrant boy who died in custody tested positive for influenza. Read More
More Oklahomans get flu shot after severe flu season last year
It’s too early to know if Oklahoma will face another difficult flu season this year, but reports suggest more people are trying to protect themselves. Read More
Oklahoma flu season hospitalizes 32 so far, no deaths reported
The flu has started its annual tradition of making people miserable, but it’s far too early to know whether we’ll see a repeat of last year’s deadly season. Read More
Give it your best shot: What to expect this flu season
Although peak flu season runs from December until February, it’s possible to get the flu as early as September. So, the earlier you get a flu shot, the better. Read More