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flu season

The war inside

Cold and flu viruses compete for precious resources in your respiratory tract, making it less likely you'll develop one if you have the other.

Think you have the flu? 

There's a time for bed rest and a time to see the doctor. And then there's a time to head to the ER.

With 80,000 flu deaths last season, experts urge vaccination

Prevention is key—public health officials urge Americans to get an annual flu shot, to protect both yourself and those around you.

Just how bad is this flu season? Experts weigh in

Two-thirds of confirmed cases in the U.S. have been caused by the dangerous H3N2 strain.

Flu season all but over in U.S.

In a twist, the middle-aged were among those hardest hit, CDC says.

Flu season hasn’t peaked yet

CDC says this year's vaccine is a good match for circulating strains.

Kids hit hard by respiratory viruses

A seasonal upswing in RSV is underway, and flu cases appear to be on the rise.

Protect yourself from colds and flu

FDA offers prevention tips, and backs flu vaccination.

Is it too late to get a flu shot?

Absolutely not. Influenza activity usually peaks in January or February.

Flu vaccine protection expires in six months

Researchers find early fall is the best time for immunizations.

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