influenza

October 22, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

¿Influenza o Covid-19? Reconocer los Síntomas y Vacunarse contra el Flu Recomiendan Expertos

Según los Centros para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC), vacunarse contra la influenza es más importante que nunca durante esta época del año, para protegerse y proteger a las personas que lo rodean de la influenza y para ayudar a reducir la carga sobre los sistemas de atención médica que están respondiendo a […]

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October 14, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Maryland Department of Health Launches Statewide Flu Vaccine Campaign

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Maryland Department of Health launched the statewide “Fight the Flu” campaign, urging residents to get the influenza vaccine. The multimedia campaign announced on Tuesday will utilize television and social media, according to the Maryland Department of Health (MDH). “Getting vaccinated for the flu every year is important, but this year […]

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December 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Flu Season

State health officials say the flu season in Maryland remains minimal but there’s been a slow uptick of “influenza-like illnesses,” or ILI, in patients seen in the state’s emergency rooms. “There’s nothing predicable about the flu season or the vaccine. It’s always a wait and see,” said Debra Aplan, administrator of the Montgomery County’s immunization […]

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November 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo of man receiving vaccination

Maryland Health Department Confirms First Flu Case of the Season

The first laboratory-confirmed case of seasonal influenza in Maryland has been diagnosed in an adult in the Baltimore metropolitan area, according to a news release issued by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The individual was not hospitalized. The flu strain was type A (H1N1). “The flu remains a highly contagious disease that […]

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