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Adam York in a medically induced coma from the flu

Daily Mail (UK) - 16/01/2018
Adam York, 38, fell ill with the flu after Christmas. By New Year's day the Alabama popcorn maker's symptoms got worse and he was admitted to the ICU where he was placed in a coma.

Ohio boy dies from the flu just hours after symptoms start

Daily Mail (UK) - 16/01/2018
Jonah Rieben, four, became the first child in Ohio to die from the flu this season. The boy from Clayton had a genetic disorder that may have contributed to his sudden death.

Mum unable to eat for days after she caught 'Aussie flu'

Daily Mail (UK) - 16/01/2018
EXCLUSIVE: Tina Knight, 55, from Brighton, relied on her nursery worker daughter, Kady, to care for her for an entire week after the killer virus took hold of her body.

Flu could lead to Parkinson's disease, suggests study

Daily Mail (UK) - 16/01/2018
Trials on mice showed the H1N1 strain, responsible for 300,000 deaths in 2009, leaves victims prone to developing Parkinson's, Thomas Jefferson University researchers found.

Private GPs accused of cashing in on the flu crisis

Daily Mail (UK) - 16/01/2018
Dr Arun Ghosh clinics – which have five surgeries in Liverpool, Manchester and Cheshire – and the Surrey GP in Guildford both charge £45 for the jab.

Global Health: ‘Smart Thermometers’ Track Flu Season in Real Time

New York Times - 16/01/2018
Can 500,000 thermometers transmitting 25,000 readings a day forecast the spread of flu more accurately than the C.D.C.?

'Aussie' flu cases rocket by 35%, official figures reveal

Daily Mail (UK) - 15/01/2018
Some 4,128 were struck down across England last week - compared to the 3,044 new cases recorded the week before, according to new figures released by Public Health England.

The New Health Care: Still Not Convinced You Need a Flu Shot? First, It’s Not All About You

New York Times - 15/01/2018
Adults also need to get vaccinated to provide herd immunity for others, especially babies and older people.

Irish boy dies days after visiting doctor with the 'flu'

Daily Mail (UK) - 15/01/2018
Sean Hughes, from Dublin, passed away at Temple Street Hospital on Friday - after being rushed for emergency treatment the evening before. He saw his GP on Wednesday.

Winter death rates jump by 6% amid flu outbreak

Daily Mail (UK) - 15/01/2018
The data shows 125,800 people living in Britain died of any cause between October 1 and December 22 - compared to 118,700 for the same period in previous years.

Hospitals ban children as visitors to stop spread of flu

Daily Mail (UK) - 13/01/2018
The Beaumont Health System in Detroit has banned children from visiting patients in its hospitals except for in special circumstances to try to stop the fast spread of the flu.

Is It a Cold or Flu? Here's How to Tell

MedicineNet (US) - 13/01/2018
Title: Is It a Cold or Flu? Here's How to TellCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Past exposures influence immune response in children with acute respiratory tract infections

News Medical (Australia) - 13/01/2018
Acute respiratory tract infections (ARTI) are the leading global cause of death in early childhood, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

How to avoid catching the flu

Daily Mail (UK) - 13/01/2018
Since October, more than 3,800 people have been admitted to hospital with the influenza virus, and 85 people have died of it so far this winter. This week the number of flu cases jumped by 78 per cent.

In the Flu Battle, Hydration and Elevation May Be Your Best Weapons

New York Times - 12/01/2018
Bring on the soup: Fluids will help diminish your headache and bolster your immune response.

Arizona boy suddenly dies from flu but showed no symptoms

Daily Mail (UK) - 12/01/2018
Jonah Smith, 17, died last month and it was confirmed he had the flu and pneumonia after his death. The teen from Arizona showed none of the typical signs of the flu leading up to his death.

Flu epidemic is crippling America particularly kids

Daily Mail (UK) - 12/01/2018
While this year's epidemic is still shy of the devastating death toll seen in 2014/2015, officials warn the rate of cases is severe, and this season is set to be the second-worst on record, the CDC says.

Flu will reach epidemic proportions in Britain in 2 weeks

Daily Mail (UK) - 12/01/2018
EXCLUSIVE: Wales will reach their threshold of cases next week, while the other three home nations will follow the week after, if cases of flu continue to escalate at their current speed.