It’s that time of year again. We’re well into flu season, and actually we’re in the height of it now. You’ve been dealing with COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) for months, protecting yourself and your family from this novel virus affecting the entire world – and the flu (influenza virus) is yet another serious viral infection that travels the world.
It would be an understatement to say that we live in a different world than we did during the last flu season. Since March 2020, we have experienced lockdowns, changing recommendations, countless hospitalizations and deaths, and isolation from friends and family. The spread of COVID-19 across the globe, resulting in the kind of pandemic that hasn’t occurred in 100
While millions of Americans have to deal with nasty bouts of the flu, no one is more vulnerable to annual outbreaks than young children. Each year, millions of children are afflicted with the influenza virus, which is far more dangerous than the common cold. Children with chronic health problems like asthma are especially at risk
Whenever the seasons change, there’s so much to look forward to – unless you’re talking about cold and flu season. Thousands of Americans catch the flu virus each year and have to miss work or school for several days. While most are able to recover within a week, the flu can actually be fatal for the