Flu Watch

North Carolina health officials report 13 new flu deaths

North Carolina health officials say 13 people died from the flu in the state last week, raising the death toll for the season to 68

NHRMC announces flu-related visitor restrictions

Preventing the flu in a world full of germs

Two new flu deaths reported in NC

  Mom who lost daughter to flu warns others

No new flu deaths reported in North Carolina

Flu deaths total up to 10 in North Carolina

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NC flu deaths increase to eight

  It’s national influenza vaccination week; 5th flu-related death reported in NC

  Local ministry offering free health screenings, flu shots with Thanksgiving meals

  2 new flu deaths reported in NC; 4 total for the 2018 season

  First flu death reported in NC this season

Drive-thru flu clinic makes it easy for Veterans to get vaccinated

  State reports death in New Hanover County related to West Nile virus

New Hanover County officials, citing a report from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, announced that a county resident who recently died tested positive for the West Nile Virus.

US approves first new type of flu drug in 2 decades

US health regulators approve first new type of flu drug in 2 decades

CDC encourages ‘handwashing heroes’ to fight flu, diseases

The CDC says handwashing is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others which would help families and workforces thrive. (Source: RNN)

Pregnant women who get the flu shot have a lower risk of hospitalization, CDC says

The CDC says an estimated 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter.

CDC says flu season deaths topped 80,000 last year