Rising flu cases drive up US hospitalizations, CDC says

WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (Reuters) – The United States is experiencing the highest levels of hospitalizations from influenza that it has seen in a decade for this time of year, the head of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday. , adding that 14 children have died so far this flu … Read more

I’m a pediatrician and mom: These are the protections I’m taking amid ‘tripledemic’ of flu, RSV and COVID-19

Bracho-Sanchez is a pediatrician at Columbia University in New York and the mother of a 14-month-old son who had to be taken to the hospital earlier this year to be treated for pneumonia after having a viral illness. “It was really, really scary,” Bracho-Sanchez told “Good Morning America” ​​of her son William’s illness, from which … Read more

Why colds and flu viruses are more common in winter

Editor’s Note: Get inspired by a weekly roundup on living well, made simple. Sign up for CNN’s Life, But Better newsletter for information and tools designed to improve your well-being. CNN — A chill is in the air, and you all know what that means — it’s time for cold and flu season, when it … Read more

Texas is experiencing very high levels of respiratory illness activity, CDC data shows

SAN ANTONIO – If you’ve been feeling under the weather recently, you’re not alone. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data shows Texas is one of the dozens of states where reports of respiratory illness are very high. The data is based on outpatient visits for respiratory illness that includes fever plus a cough or … Read more